Nicecream - the easiest ice cream in the world

Chocolate Nicecream with caramelized nuts and wafer
Chocolate Nicecream with caramelized nuts and wafer

Vegan, fast and without sugar

Do you want to make ice cream quickly and easily? Then you should try Nicecream. You need just three things: bananas, a freezer and a blender.

The fan community has been growing steadily for several years. The basis is usually frozen bananas, which can be modified by adding various ingredients. Since bananas are sweet and creamy by themselves, the production of Ice cream without the addition of sugar, milk or cream possible. So a veganlactose-free and healthy alternative to conventional ice cream.

  1. Basic recipe
  2. Preparation Nicecream step-by-step
  3. Tips
  4. A word at the end
  5. Variants

1. basic recipe

The ripeness of a banana can be recognized by the brown spots
The ripeness of a banana can be recognized by the brown spots

The Basic Recipe is so simple, nothing can go wrong. Take very ripe bananascut them into pieces and freeze them. The best thing is to always have a small supply of banana pieces in the freezer and you can make ice cream in just 10 minutes at any time as you please. Leave the bananas in the freezer before slightly thaw and puree it afterwards. This works best with a powerful blender but any blender can be used.

2. preparation Nicecream step-by-step

  1. Peel ripe bananas (1 banana per portion) and cut into slices of about 2 cm thick. Put the slices in a bag or tin and freeze overnight or for at least 4 hours.
  2. Place the banana pieces at room temperature for about 5-10 minutes at room temperature.
  3. Mix the slices in a blender, Thermomix or with a Puree the blender for a few minutes until the mixture has a creamy consistency achieved.
Frozen banana slices in a blender
Frozen banana slices in a blender
The Nicecream in a powerful mixer is ready in minutes
The Nicecream in a powerful mixer is ready in minutes

This basic recipe can now be pimped with anything you have at hand. The classics are chocolate sprinkles, flaked almonds or coconut flakes. But also chia seeds or puffed rice make a good topping.

Nuts and coconut flakes are a good topping for the Nicecream
Nuts and coconut flakes are a good topping for the Nicecream

3. tips

  • The riper and more aromatic the fruit, the more delicious the Nicecream. The ripeness of bananas can be recognized very well by their colour (nice, rich yellow and many brown spots).
  • If the bananas are not yet ripe enough and have therefore not yet developed as much sweetness, you can help with a little honey or maple syrup.
  • You can vary the Nicecream with other fruits. It is best to freeze all fruits or alternatively use them chilled.
Banana and blueberries in a blender
Banana and blueberries make a delicious variation on the Nicecream
  • One should always have a small stock of frozen bananas or fruits in the freezer, then nothing stands in the way of immediate enjoyment.
  • When mixing, do not work at too high a speed, otherwise too much heat is generated and the Nicecream turns into lukewarm fruit slush in places.
  • If it doesn't work out like this with the mixing, you can also add a little more liquid. However, you have to take care that it doesn't get too much and that it becomes more of a banana shake than a Nicecream.
  • Nicecream tastes best freshly prepared. It should therefore not be frozen again, but should be plastered down to the last bit.

4. one word at the end

Nicecream is often advertised as a healthy alternative. However, you should always be aware that fruit, and ripe bananas in particular, can cause Fructose contained.

Here as an overview the average
Composition of a banana with 100 g:
22,8 g of carbohydrates
2.6 g dietary fibre
1,1 g protein
0,3 g fat

With this you take with you a portion of ice cream approx. 90 kcal to himself. This should not stop you from enjoying your Nicecream, because in fruits there are of course also many healthy constituents. You should, as always in life, simply find the right measure.

For me personally Nicecream not a full-fledged ice cream substitute. As I said, that's my opinion and I know enough people who are Nicecream fans. It is certainly a quick and easy way to create an ice-like, vegan dessert and also ideal for children. But in the end Nicecream is a puree of frozen fruits. Very tasty, but not comparable to a real ice cream in terms of taste complexity and consistency.

5. variants of the Nicecream

Here are a few suggestions on how to Nicecream with other fruits can vary. In general, there are no limits to the possible combinations. One should only make sure that the Ratio of banana to other fruits approx. 2:1 is to maintain the creamy consistency. That means to 200 g of banana you should add a maximum of 100 g of other fruits.

Recipes

Blueberry Nicecream

2 bananas (approx. 200g)
100 g blueberries
100 ml almond milk
Topping: flaked almonds or coconut flakes

Blueberry Nicecream with coconut flakes as topping
Blueberry Nicecream with coconut flakes as topping

Raspberry Nicecream

2 bananas (approx. 200 g)
80 g raspberries
optionally some milk (cow's milk, soy milk, almond milk, ...)
some maple syrup


Mango Nicecream

2 bananas (approx. 200g)
100 g mango puree (e.g. from the Asian shop) alternatively 1 mango
Dash of lime juice
For those who like to experiment: add some ginger
Topping: Coconut Flakes


Strawberry Nicecream

2 bananas (approx. 200g)
100 g strawberries
Dash of lime juice


Chocolate Nicecream

2 bananas (approx. 200 g)
2 tablespoons cocoa powder
100 g water or milk (cow's milk, soy milk, almond milk, ...)
1 date
Topping: Chocolate grater


Nicecream christmassy

2 bananas (approx. 200g)
100 g almond milk
½ TL Gingerbread spice or cinnamon powder or speculoos spice
1 date

Other vegan ice creams are almost as easy to manufacture. For example, you can make a very tasty Orange ice cream magic. The recipe also works with many other fruits.

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