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Banana Swirl

This Banana Swirl is a favorite Daniel Tiger recipe and the perfect healthy ice ream treat to make with your toddler.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Freezer 4 hours
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories 89 kcal


  • 2 Bananas Ripened


  1. Slice bananas into slices (approx 1 inch thick.)

  2. Freeze in a freezable container or ziplock bag until frozen solid or almost solid.

  3. If your bananas are frozen solid, let them sit at room temperature approx 30-45 minutes before processing.

  4. Processes bananas (and any additional mix ins you choose) in a food processor until smooth and creamy. (If you do not have a food processor and choose to use a high speed blender you may need to add a small amount of milk.)

  5. You can enjoy your banana swirl after processing or pop in the freezer for 30 minutes if it's too runny. Add any optional toppings and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Optional Mix-Ins: Nut butter, cocoa powder, hemp hearts, other fruits

Optional Toppings: Berries, unsweetened coconut flakes, chia seeds, crushed nuts, mini chocolate chips

Nutrition Facts vary depending on mix-ins and toppings. 79kcal provided is made using 1 ingredient, banana.