Banana Walnut Ice Cream

Banana Walnut Ice Cream

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"This delicious and unique flavor ice cream is perfect for summer."
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Ingredients

12 h 30 m servings 658 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 658 kcal
  • 33%
  • Fat:
  • 53.1 g
  • 82%
  • Carbs:
  • 40.7g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 9.7 g
  • 19%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 343 mg
  • 114%
  • Sodium:
  • 77 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. Heat 2 1/2 cups of the half-and-half in a large saucepan over medium heat until small bubbles begin to form around the edges. Remove from heat and set aside.
  2. Mix the egg yolks and sugar in a large bowl until smooth. While stirring, slowly pour the half-and-half into the egg mixture. Transfer the mixture to the saucepan and heat again over medium heat until bubbles begin to form around the edges. Remove from heat and return to the bowl. Stir in the heavy whipping cream.
  3. Puree the bananas and 3/4 cup half-and-half in a blender until smooth. Add puree to bowl and mix well. Cover and refrigerate until cold, 3 to 4 hours.
  4. Pour mixture into cylinder of ice cream freezer. (Refrigerate any remaining mixture until ready to freeze.) Freeze according to the manufacturer's directions. Stir in the walnuts. Transfer to 1 quart containers and freeze overnight before serving.

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Most helpful positive review

Wonderfully creamy with a delightfully fresh banana taste--nothing beats ice cream with a cooked custard as its base. I scaled this down for my Cuisinart ice cream maker, using the ratio I like...

Most helpful critical review

The banana custard flavor of this ice cream is awesome, but I didn't like the consistency that I ended up with. I usually make my ice cream without eggs and it ends up smoother. This one seeme...

Wonderfully creamy with a delightfully fresh banana taste--nothing beats ice cream with a cooked custard as its base. I scaled this down for my Cuisinart ice cream maker, using the ratio I like...

The recipe is another great way to use up ripe bananas that are sitting around in the kitchen. Beats making banana bread every time the bananas go too ripe. My family loved the recipe, but since...

The banana custard flavor of this ice cream is awesome, but I didn't like the consistency that I ended up with. I usually make my ice cream without eggs and it ends up smoother. This one seeme...

Oh my goodness this is wonderful!!! I'm in heaven! This ice cream was easy & quick to make (quick once it got into the ice cream machine, at least!) - worth the wait for the original mixture t...

This is an amazingly delicious ice cream. I made it exactly as written, but didn`t have an ice cream maker, so just put the custard in the freezer. The banana flavor is so rich, the texture is v...

Didn't change a thing... Well, I added just a little more banana. :) And IT WAS AMAZING!!! Definately a keeper! Thank you so very very much for sharing such a great recipe!

VERY good ice cream! we leave out the walnuts, and sometimes add chocolate chips...always turns out perfectly. Thanks for a great recipe :)

Incredible! This was my first attempt at making ice cream. If I hadn't seen it come out of the ice cream maker I never would have guessed it was homemade. Wonderfully creamy! Certainly an indulg...

My only regret is that my ice cram maker only makes a quart at a time.