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Velo Coffee 'N'ice Cream!

Nicer than ice cream- could it be? Yes! This vegan dessert uses bananas as a base, in addition to our delicious Velo coffee, and chocolate! You can't go wrong! This healthy, frozen treat is low in calories, and absolutely delicious!

It's like ice cream - but nicer!

Nicer than ice cream- could it be? Yes! This vegan dessert uses bananas as a base, in addition to our delicious Velo coffee, and chocolate! You can't go wrong! This healthy, frozen treat is low in calories, and absolutely delicious!

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What is "n"ice cream?

"N"ice cream is made with frozen bananas, and can be made in a food processor or blender! This whole idea started out as a banana-based ice cream, but is now used to describe ANY dairy-free, fruit-based frozen treat (yum!) This is a much healthier alternative to regular ice cream since it's free from artificial ingredients, preservatives, and added sugar. 

SO, what do we need to make it?

  • 3 ripe bananas (frozen)
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 
  • 120mls (1/2 cup) Velo strong brewed coffee (cooled to room temp)
  • 60mls (1/4 cup) unsweetened cocoa powder
  • Chocolate chunks for serving

Are you ready to go?

Add the bananas, Velo coffee, and vanilla extract into the food processor or blender. Once they reach a smooth and creamy consistency, add the cocoa powder and blend. (Is it starting to look like brownie batter? Good!)

Once it's blended, it will look like really creamy soft-serve ice cream. For thicker consistency, freeze for at least 2 hours in an air-tight container!

After it has had time to freeze, let it thaw for about 5 minutes, top it with your chocolate chunks, and enjoy! All of us here at Velo will certainly be enjoying this delicious, coffee-infused frozen treat this summer- won't you?!

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