Hello everyone! Today I come with a more than necessary recipe for these hot days that are leaving us KO: a homemade vanilla and caramel ice cream, without milk . At least here in Valencia the humidity and heat are so unbearable that the only thing that keeps me going is ice cream, cold gazpacho and horchata.

I have been preparing this type of ice cream for years because they are easy, cheap, healthy and you do not need special ingredients or machinery (we will not need a refrigerator to prepare them). This ice cream has a creamy, smooth, naturally sweet result.


2 large, very ripe bananas (frozen in pieces for at least 2 hours, but ideally 8 hours)
5 dates
Liquid vanilla
Cocoa powder
Cinnamon powder
Fresh cherries
*We will need a food grinder type hand mixer or glass

Step by step

  1. We select two large and ripe bananas and peel them, chop them and freeze them between 2 and 8 hours.
  2. Meanwhile, we crush the 5 pitted dates with a very small trickle of water.
  3. When it is well crushed (there will be a homogeneous mixture, without pieces) we check the texture and add more water depending on the density with which we want the caramel to remain. I like it a little thicker than a custard, but this depends on taste.
  4. We reserve it in the fridge (if it has thickened, we just have to add a little more water and blend again, but it is It is important that the date caramel is fresh so that it goes well with the ice cream).
  5. When the time has elapsed, place them in the blender and grind until it becomes a dense but smooth ice cream .
  6. Next, we add 2 tbsp. very generous soups of liquid vanilla and mix again.
    Crush the frozen banana and add the liquid vanilla to our homemade ice cream.

    Crush the frozen banana and add the liquid vanilla for our homemade ice cream.

  7. We pour the ice cream into a large bowl or glass, and we can intersperse layers of caramel, cherries and ice cream, or simply place all the ice cream and then decorate with some sprinkles of caramel.
  8. Sprinkle a pinch of cinnamon and cocoa on top.
  9. Decorate with some fresh cherries and ready to eat by the spoonful!
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