Need a quick sweet treat to combat the balmy summer heat? Then look no further! With a little preparation this dessert comes together in two minutes.
This recipe can be endlessly customized to fit your mood and your pantry. Try omitting the raspberries and ginger and instead add an extra banana, a spoonful of almond butter, and a good sprinkling of cacao powder for a chocolatey treat that packs a healthy protein punch. Get creative and find your favourite flavour combination!
Place bananas and raspberries in airtight container and freeze until frozen, about 8 hours, or until needed.
In frying pan, stir together almonds and maple syrup. Place over medium heat and, stirring constantly, bring syrup to a simmer. Cook, stirring frequently, until thereu2019s almost no more liquid in pan and almonds are well glazed, about 3 to 4 minutes. Tip almonds onto sheet of parchment paper and let cool to room temperature. Roughly chop almonds and set aside.
In food processor or high-powered blender, add yogurt, vanilla, ginger, and frozen bananas and raspberries. Blend until smooth and creamy, scraping down sides of container as needed. If consistency is too soft, transfer to airtight container and freeze for 15 to 20 minutes.
Divide soft serve among serving bowls and garnish with a sprinkle of maple almonds.
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