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Banana Glace

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“This double-strength banana dessert beats a banana split halfway to Dakar! Served with an excellent demitasse, it is a delicious and sophisticated dessert. Posted for ZWT 2006.”
1hr 45mins

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 bananas, mashed into a pulp
  • 8 whole bananas
  • 1 pint heavy cream
  • 12 cup sugar
  • Toppings
  • 12 teaspoon chopped candied fruit (as angelica or red cherries)
  • 1 teaspoon black raisins
  • 1 tablespoon chopped peanuts
  • 1 tablespoon slivered almonds


  1. In a blender, beat mashed bananas, cream and sugar until frothy.
  2. Pour into freezer trays and freeze for 1 to 2 hours until partially firm.
  3. Cut 8 bananas in half lengthwise and then in half across.
  4. Place 4 pieces in a row side by side on a dessert plate.
  5. Spread the frozen bananas uniformly over the fresh bananas.
  6. Sprinkle with toppings.
  7. Serve immediately.

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