Almond Ice Cream (raw, vegan)

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Quick 2-ingredient ice cream without ice cream maker

Preparation time: 5 mins + 3 hours freezing time
Main ingredients: banana, almond
difficulty level: easy
serves: 1-2
suitable for: vegan, lactose-free, gluten-free, soy-free, paleo, raw food

Today is my last day of uni for this semester. Which is a reason to celebrate and eat nicecream, don't you think? Okay, anything and everything is a reason for me to eat nicecream. 

I've made Peanut ice cream, i've made Hazelnut ice cream, i've even made Walnut ice cream... why have i not tried Almond ice cream yet?! Guess what? It's nutty and creamy and absolutely delicious. I also added some apple and cinnamon to make it a bit more christmas-y but that's obviously not mandatory. 

I would think that Cashew ice cream would make a pretty amazing ice cream too...

Ingredients

3 large ripe bananas, frozen
around 3 heaping tbsp (50g) ground almonds
dash of almond or hazelnut milk (optional)
1 apple, frozen (optional)
Cinnamon

also:
- a high-speed blender or food processor (NO NEED FOR AN ICE CREAM MAKER!)


Instructions

Place frozen banana pieces in your blending machine (high-speed blender, food processor or juicer), add your almonds (whole or ground), a splash of nut milk to get the blender going, and blend. Blend, blend, blend until creamy smooth. You could probably also toss in some carob or cacao powder for a more chocolate-y, christmas-y taste. Or cacao nibs! I should try that next time... 

Using a spatula or spoon, scrape your Almond ice cream into a dessert bowl, sprinkle some cinnamon and ground or chopped almonds on top, and enjoy!

NOTES: Omit the apple and cinnamon, and add 3 or more fresh Medjool dates! This way you will get the most amazing Caramel Ice Cream, with gooey date/caramel chunks in it!


Big thanks to Dawn for featuring me on her Wonderful Wednesday blog hop! This makes my day :)

http://spatulasonparade.blogspot.de/2015/07/wonderful-wednesday-134.html


Note: This is part of my raw vegan Ice Cream Galore this month!



Maisy



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