Cheat’s banana & peanut brittle ice cream

If your bananas are on the verge of being overripe, peel them, pop them in an airtight container and freeze them to make this delicious dessert, quick as a flash

  • Prep:5 mins
    Cook:5 mins
  • Serves 2
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 413
  • fat 14g
  • saturates 5g
  • carbs 60g
  • sugars 54g
  • fibre 6g
  • protein 8g
  • salt 0.2g


  • 30g caster sugar
  • 30g roasted salted peanuts
  • 30g dark chocolate (70% cocoa solids minimum)
  • 4 small ripe bananas, frozen


  1. Melt the sugar in a small frying pan over a medium heat until caramelised. Add the peanuts, then immediately and carefully tip the brittle onto a piece of non-stick baking parchment and leave to cool.

  2. In a microwaveable bowl, melt the dark chocolate in the microwave for 1 min. Stir it well, then set aside.

  3. Remove the bananas from the freezer and blitz in a food processor until they are the consistency of ice cream. Break the cooled brittle into shards and drizzle each bowl of ice cream with some melted chocolate. Mmm!

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