Banana Nutella “Ice Cream”

I originally found the idea for Nutella “ice cream” here. I wondered what it would be like if I didn’t blend it quite as smoothly as suggested, and just wanted to mess around with it before I make it for others on Friday. The recipe (6 bananas, 1 cup Nutella, blend, freeze) seems so simple that it’s hard to believe it will actually work. The original recipe didn’t include the weight of bananas used, so hopefully I used ones of comparable size.

I decided to blend everything with the paddle attachment for my KitchenAid stand mixer.

First I blended the bananas (6 bananas, broken in half):


I used the lowest setting on the mixer to get them to a mashed consistency:


I added a cup of Nutella:


I then mixed on low again:


Finally, I poured the mixture into a freezer-safe container and placed it in the freezer to harden. If the texture is unsatisfactory, I plan to blend the frozen product in the blender.