Banana Ice Cream

Banana Ice Cream

Course Dessert
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 1 1/2 qts,
Author Leigh Anne Wilkes


  • 2 cups half and half
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • pinch of salt
  • 2 eggs lightly beaten
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1 can 5 oz. evaporated milk
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup mashed banana 2-3 bananas


  • In a saucepan heat half and half to 175 degrees F. Add in sugar and salt and stir until dissolved.
  • Spoon a small amount of hot milk mixture into eggs and beat.
  • Put egg mixture back into pan with rest of milk and whisk together
  • Cook and stir over low heat until mixture reaches 160 degrees F. Should coat the back of a spoon.
  • Remove from heat and place pan into a large bowl filled with ice water. Stir to cool.
  • Add in whipping cream, milk and vanilla.
  • Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for a few hours or overnight.
  • Add in mashed bananas and place in ice cream maker. Churn according to directions. Refrigerate until ready to serve.


Recipe adapted from Taste of Home