Another hangover inspired recipe! We can’t all be 100% clean living all the time! I have heard of blending frozen banana to make ‘ice cream’ a lot over the years but never got around to trying it out myself. Feeling a bit ‘delicate’ today after last night’s festivities -farewell drinks for my brother as he is heading off next week to travel around Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos. I am painfully envious but that is another story! Having had more than enough drinks last night and feeling rough, I decided this would be the perfect comfort food! Coincidentally bananas are also a great hangover food due to their high levels of potassium, which is depleted in the body by alcohol intake. It’s a win-win situation! I used three bananas for a very large portion! A single scoop serving would probably be about 1 banana, but it may be harder to blend in smaller quantities.
Place chopped frozen bananas and 1 tsp vanilla essence in a food processor and blend until smooth. Depending on the strength of your mixer it may take a few minutes. Keep scraping down the sides. It may seem like it is never going to come together, but don’t be tempted to add liquid. All of a sudden it will eventually turn from weird banana breadcrumbs to creamy, beautiful ‘ice cream’.
To make the sauce, grate about 8 grams of cacao butter and melt over a very low heat. Add 1 tbsp of cacao powder and 1 tbsp of agave syrup and mix in to a warm sauce. You can add a small ammount of liquid if you want to alter the consistency. Layer the sauce with the frozen banana and chopped walnuts, and feel your hangover disappear (For five minutes!).
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