Our chocolate nice cream recipe is dairy free, creamy, frosty and delicious! This 2 ingredient chocolate nice cream is just what you need on a hot day!

Chocolate Nice Cream

Dairy free, creamy, frosty and delicious! This 2 ingredient chocolate nice cream is just what you need on a hot day!
Course: Desserts
Cuisine: Gluten Free, Vegetarian
Keyword: Budget-friendly, Easy, Kid-friendly, Party, Summer
Cooking Method: Food Processor
Condition: Cancer, Chronic Kidney Disease, Dairy Free, Diabetes, Gluten Free, Heart Health, Low Sodium, Nut Free, PCOS, Vegetarian
Servings: 4 servings


  • 4-5 banana
  • 3 Tbsp cocoa powder
  • toppings peanut butter, chopped nuts, chocolate chips


  • Peel bananas, break into large pieces and freeze for several hours until completely frozen.
  • Add bananas to food processor and process until it has a smooth consistency. Add cocoa powder and continue to process until combined. Serve immediately for a "soft serve" consistency, or spread into a container and return to freezer until ready to serve. This will allow for a "scooped" ice cream consistency. Serve with desired toppings.


Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 2mg | Potassium: 484mg | Fiber: 4g

Our dietitians Kaitlin and Klara recently made chocolate nice cream on their facebook live and it was a big hit, easy, healthy and delicious!

YouTube video

We love this chocolate nice cream recipe so much that we also have a step-by-step How to make nice cream blog on our website. Which also discusses the health benefits of nice cream.  And we also have a youtube video of Kaitlin Williams Eckstein, MPH, RD, LD and Klara Knezevic, RD, LD, CLT making this recipe live, see information below.

Take a look at our youtube video to see how easy making nice cream is by watching this FaceBook Live video.

For another spin on nice cream, take a look at our Cherry Nice Cream recipe.

Not only is this recipe, fun, nutritious and delicious, it is a fun activity to get your kids involved with in the kitchen and best of all, the recipe is so easy that it will not create a mess in the kitchen. So, make sure to keep overripe bananas in your freezer so you are ready for this recipe.

Please note:

Nutrition info is approximate and may contain errors.

An award winning recipe developer, Dietitian Kaitlin’s mission is to empower others to reach their health goals by encouraging them to get back into the kitchen. Co-author of Nourished: 10 Ingredients to Happy, Healthy Eating and Cooking with Diabetes.