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.