Monday, 6 June 2016

Ice Cream Sunday


Every time Dan cycles to work he pays himself £2, this money goes into a savings jar to be used for unspecified things. It was another hot sunny day yesterday and we fancied some ice cream, but we thought about the heat and we thought about all the people so shopped at home first. 

I know I am a million years behind everyone else with this, I put it down to leaving Pinterest years ago, we did that frozen banana ice cream thing. I know I say this all the time, but I can't believe we haven't done it before. We had three over ripe bananas in the freezer so Dan sliced them up and I whizzed them in the food processor with a little bit of vanilla extract. It took a little while as our food processor isn't the most powerful, but after a few minutes the consistency changed and it became creamy. We returned it to the freezer for a bit. 

Dan then decided he wanted a sauce to go with it so he made a toffee sauce from some dates and some nut milk, blitzed them together then heated it to boiling in a pan and simmered it for a bit. I think he used this recipe, but left out the chocolate. The sprinkles were left over from my charity bake off disaster. Oh my, it was delicious!


I was able to add the cost of some ice cream to the savings tin, and we avoided the crowds. 

10 comments:

  1. Now that is certainly something to remember, it looks amazing.

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    1. It's really simple yet delicious.

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  2. It all sounds delicious, I love warm sauce on ice cream x

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    1. It's lovely, we kept it simple but you can flavour it up any way you might like. I would never have thought to make a sauce, that's why I need Dan!

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  3. And how much healthier your version is!

    Every time I cut my husband's hair we put £5 in a tin....it's an almost painless way to save.

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    1. That's very true.

      Putting haircut money into a tin is a really good idea, any little bit and piece like that really adds up.

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  4. I haven't tried the banana thing yet, but looking at your picture, I may just give it a try very soon.

    God bless.

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    1. If you like bananas I heartily recommend it.

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  5. My favourite wish to mix frozen mango with the banana, heaven! Xxx

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    1. Great idea! We have some mango in the freezer, I'll try that next time, thanks.

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