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No Churn Banana Walnut Ice Cream in a ice cream dish with bananas and caramel sauce.
Creamy No Churn Banana Walnut Ice Cream
Prep Time
15 mins
Freeze time
6 hrs
No Churn Banana Walnut Ice Cream is a favorite for people who love bananas, the crunch of toasted walnuts, a hint of Rum Chata, and vanilla wafer cookies.
Course: Dessert - Ice Cream
Keyword: banana walnut ice cream, no-churn banana walnut ice cream
Servings: 8 cups
Calories: 464 kcal
Renee - Kudos Kitchen: Renée
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 4 overripe bananas mashed
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • pinch salt
  • ½ cup caramel syrup divided
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk
  • ¼ cup Rum Chata (optional)
  • 16-18 vanilla wafer cookies
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts toasted, divided
  1. In a large bowl with a hand mixer, blend the heavy cream on high until soft peaks form. Set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, mash the bananas with the vanilla extract and salt.
  3. Stir the Rum Chata, sweetened condensed milk and ¼ cup of the caramel syrup into the mashed bananas. Mix well.
  4. Gently fold the masked banana mixture into the whipped cream mixture until thoroughly combined.
  5. Fill half of a loaf pan with the ice cream mixture, top with half the walnuts and the remaining caramel syrup.
  6. Lay the vanilla wafers evenly over the caramel and gently top with the remaining ice cream mixture. *Note - you may need to push the cookies back down under the ice cream if they float to the top.
  7. Sprinkle the remaining walnuts over the ice cream and freeze for at least 4 hours before serving.
  8. To serve, drizzle additional caramel sauce over the ice cream if desired and top with toasted walnut pieces.
  9. Enjoy!
Recipe Notes

Tools and equipment:

1 large bowl,1 medium bowl, hand mixer, spatula or wooden spoon, small skillet (for toasting walnuts), potato masher (for mashing bananas)

Nutrition Facts
Creamy No Churn Banana Walnut Ice Cream
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 464 Calories from Fat 306
% Daily Value*
Fat 34g52%
Saturated Fat 15g94%
Cholesterol 82mg27%
Sodium 121mg5%
Potassium 342mg10%
Carbohydrates 35g12%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 12g13%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 925IU19%
Vitamin C 6mg7%
Calcium 63mg6%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.