Peanut Butter Banana Ice Pops

These ice pops are a cold, creamy treat.

peanut butter banana ice pops

Featuring just a handful of all-natural ingredients, they taste surprisingly rich and decadent!

Bananas are loaded with vitamin B6 and iron, which can aid in weight loss, strengthen the nervous system, improve mood and reduce PMS symptoms. Thanks to their high potassium content, bananas are also officially recognized by the FDA as being able to lower blood pressure, and protect against heart attack and stroke.

The fact that they become ice-cream-like when frozen is just icing on the cake!

Peanut Butter Banana Popsicles
makes 8 servings

Ingredients:

3 large ripe bananas (or 4 small)
1/2 cup organic peanut butter
1/2 cup almond milk, or water
1 tablespoon honey
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon Himalayan salt*

*Note: The salt is only necessary if you’re using unsalted peanut butter.

Directions:

Combine all of the ingredients in a blender, and blend until very smooth and creamy. Adjust sweetness to taste, if necessary, keeping in mind that the frozen version will taste less-sweet than the batter.

Pour the batter into 8 ice pop molds (this may vary, depending on the size of your molds), place a stick in the middle of each mold, and freeze for at least 6 hours, or until solid.

making peanut butter banana ice pops

To remove the frozen ice pops, I like to fill my kitchen sink with hot water and submerge the molds for about 20 seconds to loosen. They should pop right out!

Store in a sealed container in the freezer until ready to serve.

frozen peanut butter banana ice pops

4.88 from 8 votes
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Peanut Butter Banana Popsicles
Prep Time
10 mins
Total Time
10 mins
 

A cold and creamy treat, featuring bananas instead of dairy.

Course: Dessert
Servings: 8
Calories: 145 kcal
Author: Detoxinista.com
Ingredients
  • 3 large bananas (or 4 small)
  • 1/2 cup organic peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup almond milk , or water
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon Himalayan salt
Instructions
  1. Combine all of the ingredients in a blender, and blend until very smooth and creamy. Adjust sweetness to taste, if necessary, keeping in mind that the frozen popsicles will taste less-sweet than the room-temperature batter.
  2. Pour the batter into 8 popsicle molds (this may vary, depending on the size of your molds), place a stick in the middle of each mold, and freeze for at least 6 hours, or until solid.
  3. To remove the frozen popsicles, I like to fill my kitchen sink with hot water and submerge the molds for about 20 seconds to loosen. They should pop right out! Store in a sealed container in the freezer until ready to serve.
Recipe Notes

*Note: The salt is only necessary if you're using unsalted peanut butter.

Enjoy!

Substitution Notes:

  • If you don’t care for peanuts, feel free to use almond butter, sunflower butter or another nut butter of choice.
  • For a chocolate version, add two tablespoons of cocoa powder.
  • For an extra-special treat, try adding in a handful of dark chocolate chips, dried fruit, or a swirl of fruit preserves.


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Comments

Joel

yum!!!

Ann

These look great! I can’t wait to try them.

Matt @ The Athlete's Plate

Ok, now I need to figure out where I can get an ice pop mold!

Haysie

Sounds fabulous! As someone who has been dealing with cancer, I will substitute the almond butter for the peanut butter. I have read that peanuts carry a mold that can produce carcinogenic aflaoxins that enter the liver and block a very important tumor-suppressor gene. I will also substitute stevia for the honey as sugars feed cancer. I have several ripe bananas right now and I will try out this recipe with them. Thank you for your ingenuity in the kitchen.

    katie

    Haysie- Your note caught my eye. First, I love that you are on top of how food is impacting your body’s ability to fight cancer! I wish more people were making the sugar choice you are making. Second, are you familiar with Hopefulls? The company was inspired by a cancer patient’s food journey and is based around frozen “meal” pops. I thought you might enjoy their recipes, though some you may wish to adapt since they aren’t strictly for cancer situations. You can find them here: http://www.thehopefullcompany.com/ Praying for your health! Katie

Meagan

THANK YOU for the “getting the pops out” trick. I had no idea how it’s done!

Jill Hawley

Can’t wait to try this one!

Sarah @ SimplyScrumptiousBySarah

These looks so yummy! I absolutely love peanut butter and bananas together! 🙂

Abbi*tarian

These look & sound really yummy! Thank you for sharing!

April @ Making It Home In The South

These look delicious!! I will be making these as soon as we are done eating up the mixed fruit pops I just made tonight.

Christine

This looks fantastic. I’m on it today!

Lisa

I make banana ice cream variations almost every day-its the best! 🙂

Amanda

I am totally making these today!! My kids will love them (me, too, I’m not gonna lie, lol). I really want to make a vegan/raw orange cream ice pop!! Then, I’d be a happy camper all summer long 🙂 Thanks for this recipe!!!

Joy @For the Love of Leaves

Definitely need to buy some Popsicle molds now!

Shirley

Heavenly! Can’t wait to try this one. Thanks again Meagan for yet another absolutely delicious recipe. You’re awesome!

Allie

Oh my goodness these look delicious. Will have to make these ASAP. Thanks for sharing!

madelyn

Where did you get those cute popsicle molds?! This recipe looks so good! I love all of your recipes! !

Darla

Yes, please post where you got that particular mold! Thanks!

mary

These look delish!! I would love to make homemade popsicles but can’t get past using plastic molds. Have you seen any other options on the market?

Lori

I need to order some popsicle molds! Those look so good now that the weather is getting warmer :).

Lori

Went to the Dollar store and bought the popsicle molds. Can’t wait to try this recipe. Since I don’t do dairy I’m hoping for that creaminess.

Autumn

Mmmm sound delicous! I was wondering if it is ok to freeze the pops overnight? Thanks can’t wait to make them.

    Megan

    Yes, definitely!

Anton

These were amazing. I didn’t add any honey but added a dash of cinnamon to bring out more of the natural sweetness. SOOO good!!!

Dana

these were to die for… a hit for my two kids as well

D =)

WOW…I thought this would be just another popsicle, but they were DELICIOUS! Not too hard or too soft..right on the money. =) Someone said they (almost) had a caramel flavor. Excellent…will def make these often this Summer. =) TFS!

Cassidy

I’m making these with my nephew right now. He’s so excited to try them! I’ll let you know what he thinks when it comes to eating time. 😛

Louis

Made these but poured the batter into silicone ice cube molds, freaking AWESOME! I’ve also been using a lot of your recipes for smoothies and love them all. Thank you, Lou.

Judy

I substituted coconut milk for the almond milk and it was delicious!! Very creamy! Thank you so much for a recipe that tastes so much like ice cream!

ilce

Sorry but I could not stomach these, made them to the recipe and they tasted like frozen bran on a stick. Most unpleasant taste. Way to much fibre from the bananas for a Popsicle.

Deb

just popped these in the freezer and can’t wait to try them…. my boys were dipping spoons into it and begging to eat it NOW!!!!!

Melissa Green

Looks and sounds delish and easy!! Cannot wait to make! Thanks so much for sharing.

Allison Cook

Gonna try this..

Gensley

I used white chocolate peanut butter MMMM so yummy! :)~

Alysha

Hi! I tried this recipe and I loved it. It was creamy, and not overly sweet. Instead of doing 1/2 cup almond milk, I added 1/4 cup almond milk and 1/4 cup whole milk as an experiment and it turned out pretty well. Would definitely recommend this!

shirley

I’m allergic to bananas do you have another recipe that doesn’t use them?
Thanks

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