Ah, the allure of Chunky Monkey – the classic ice cream flavor that has captivated taste buds for decades. But what if we told you that you can now recreate this beloved treat at home, with a twist? Introducing the Ninja Creami Chunky Monkey Ice Cream, a homemade version that not only captures the essence of the original but also takes it to new heights of indulgence.

At the heart of this Chunky Monkey masterpiece are the low-carb, keto-friendly ingredients that make it a guilt-free indulgence. By replacing traditional sugar with a touch of erythritol, and swapping out full-fat dairy for a combination of heavy cream and unsweetened almond milk, this recipe delivers a rich, creamy base that’s perfectly balanced with just the right amount of sweetness.

But the true magic lies in the mouthwatering mix-ins. Banana puree and unsweetened cocoa powder lend the signature Chunky Monkey flavor, while chopped walnuts and sugar-free chocolate chips add a delightful crunch that perfectly complements the velvety ice cream.

As the Ninja Creami works its magic, the mixture transforms into a decadent, scoop-able frozen delight. The banana’s natural sweetness harmonizes beautifully with the cocoa’s deep, chocolatey notes, creating a flavor profile that will have you reaching for another spoonful.

So, the next time you’re craving the iconic flavors of Chunky Monkey, reach for the Ninja Creami and let this copycat recipe transport you to a world of guilt-free indulgence. Embrace your inner monkey and experience the true power of the Ninja Creami in creating a frozen treat that’s both delicious and keto-friendly.

1. Ninja Creami Chunky Monkey Ice Cream

Ingredients

  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/2 cup mashed ripe banana
  • 1/4 cup erythritol
  • 2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup sugar-free chocolate chips

Instructions

In a medium bowl, whisk together the heavy cream, unsweetened almond milk, mashed banana, erythritol, cocoa powder, vanilla extract, and salt until well combined.

Cover the bowl and refrigerate the mixture for at least 2 hours, or until completely chilled.

Once the mixture is cold, pour it into the Ninja Creami bowl and install the paddle attachment.

Select the “Ice Cream” setting and let the machine run for 20-25 minutes, or until the ice cream reaches your desired consistency.

During the last 5 minutes of churning, add the chopped walnuts and sugar-free chocolate chips, allowing them to be incorporated into the ice cream.

Stop the machine and use a spatula to transfer the Ninja Creami Copycat Chunky Monkey Ice Cream to an airtight container.

Freeze for at least 2 hours before serving. Scoop and enjoy!

Some Tips For You

  • For an even richer banana flavor, use very ripe, spotty bananas.
  • Experiment with different types of nuts or chocolate chips to customize the mix-ins.
  • Add a sprinkle of cinnamon or a drizzle of sugar-free caramel sauce for a delightful twist.
  • Top with a dollop of whipped cream or a sprinkle of toasted coconut for a decadent finishing touch.
  • Store leftovers in the freezer for up to 2 months.

Embrace the iconic flavors of Chunky Monkey with this Ninja Creami recipe. The Ninja Creami’s innovative technology ensures a creamy, aerated texture that will have you savoring every bite without the guilt. Indulge in the perfect balance of rich chocolate, sweet banana, and crunchy nuts, and let this frozen delight transport you to a world of keto-friendly bliss.

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Julia Jane is a home cook inspired by her mother's cooking. With the desire to share my cooking experiences with everyone, she created this website

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