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Chocolate and Banana Frozen Yogurt in 5 Minutes (No Machine)

4.28 from 156 votes
Learn how to make my Chocolate and Banana Frozen Yogurt recipe in only 5 minutes with just a few ingredients and no expensive ice cream machine required!
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Hi Bold Bakers!

Homemade Frozen Yogurt does not mean you have to own an ice cream machine AND you don’t have to mix the yogurt every 30 minutes. By following my recipe you can make Chocolate and Banana Frozen Yogurt in only 5 minutes!

My Chocolate and Banana No Machine Frozen Yogurt recipe has just 5 simple ingredients: fruit, yogurt, honey and natural flavors like vanilla. It contains only natural sugars that come from fruit and honey. It’s a great treat if you are trying to lighten things up and cut calories.

Homemade Frozen Yogurt can be made on any yogurt you prefer. I use greek as it is higher in protein but feel free to use regular or dairy free. I do recommend plain yogurt with no added flavor.

This recipe is fantastic if you find yourself with ripe bananas you need to use up. Just slice and freeze the bananas and then have them to hand whenever you want to make Frozen Yogurt. And remember you can eat this dessert straight away, you don’t have to wait for it to freeze.

If you like this frozen yogurt recipe, I also have great recipes for Cake BatterStrawberryMango & Lime, and Pineapple & Coconut.

Weight Watchers Points, Smart Points, and Nutritional Information are included on each frozen yogurt recipe below.

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Add your bananas and the rest of the ingredients into a food processor, blend until smooth and freeze! It could not be simpler. And you don’t end up with icy, hard frozen yogurt. My recipes are triple tested so I made sure the results are smooth, scoopable and delicious.

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The honey in this recipe is not just for sweetness; it’s what makes your ice cream scoopable. Sugar in a liquid form is what stops ice crystals forming and keeps it soft.

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For Dairy-Free or Vegan Frozen Yogurt recipes, swap out the honey for agave and use a dairy free yogurt like coconut yogurt.

 

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Chocolate and Banana Frozen Yogurt (No Machine)

4.28 from 156 votes
Learn how to make my Chocolate and Banana Frozen Yogurt recipe in only 5 minutes with just a few ingredients and no expensive ice cream machine required!
Author: Gemma Stafford
Servings: 4
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Learn how to make my Chocolate and Banana Frozen Yogurt recipe in only 5 minutes with just a few ingredients and no expensive ice cream machine required!
Author: Gemma Stafford
Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 frozen medium bananas (2 cups/10oz/284g) banana frozen
  • 2 Tablespoons honey or agave nectar
  • 1/4 cup (2oz/57g) plain yogurt (greek, non-fat or full fat)
  • cup (11/3oz/37g) cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp Vanilla extract

Instructions

  • Add the frozen bananas, honey (or agave nectar), yogurt, cocoa powder and vanilla extract into a food processor (or liquidizer).
  • Process until creamy, about 2-3 minutes. Scrape down the side of the bowl to make sure there are no lumps left.
  • Transfer it to an airtight freezable container and freeze for a minimum 6 hours but preferably overnight. Store it in the freezer for up to 1 month.

Recipe Notes

Fresh bananas can be used in place of frozen, however the bananas must be frozen solid.
Store in the freezer for up to 1 month.
Weight Watchers Points: 5
Smart Points: 9
Nutrition Facts
Chocolate and Banana Frozen Yogurt (No Machine)
Amount Per Serving (4 g)
Calories 166 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 1mg0%
Sodium 8mg0%
Carbohydrates 40g13%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 30g33%
Protein 3g6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Daniya G
6 months ago

Hey Gemma,

I tried this recipe yesterday and it was AMAZING!! I used plain yogurt and it tasted good without even having to put the thing in the freezer. I did and I also I put some in my popsicle molds and it worked great even like that

Much love and God bless,

Daniya

Mehak Gupta
Mehak Gupta
1 month ago

Hey Gemma!
Can we use a stand mixer for this instead of a food processor?😀😀😍

Last edited 1 month ago by Mehak Gupta
Alice Quint
Alice Quint
2 months ago

A food processor is a machine, so the title of this receipe is misleading.
We don’t have one, or a blender–used to, but the food proceessor was stolen during a church supper, and the blender died. All new ones seem to be made in China (yes, including Vitamix), so purchasing a new machine is out.

Otherwise the frozen yogurt seems like fun. Just chane the name of the receipe, please.

Susanna
Susanna
2 months ago

I just made it! It is amazing, so delicious 😋 Thank you!!

Jessica
Jessica
2 months ago

Hi Gemma, I would love to know if it is ok to replace maple syrup with honey.

Last edited 2 months ago by Jessica
Jun
Jun
2 months ago

Hi Gemma, love how simple this recipe is easy for me to try! Just wondering if I add more yogurt is this fine? How much max would you recommend? Thanks!

Wu Yanni
Wu Yanni
5 months ago

Can I make this without a blender or the things stated above? I don’t have any of them. I only have a mixer. And also how can I make this without them.

Hannah
Hannah
5 months ago

This is the second time making this recipe. It’s delicious!!!! But here is one problem! The honey does not blend at all and instead it accumulates! The first time I made this recipe, I didn’t freeze them for long so the texture was more mouse-like. The second time, I had learned my lesson so I froze them for almost a day and the texture was just about to get right but the honey was accumulated so I kept blending and the great texture was gone. What should I do about the honey?

Jill
5 months ago

I’ve been craving frozen yogurt and with COVID-19 I have not wanted to go to my local yogurt shop. I’d frozen some banana slices last week and decided it was time to try your recipe. OMG, it was so good! Yes, it’s a bit grainy from the cocoa powder (I put in more than the recipe called for because I wanted a very dark chocolate flavor) and possibly because I used fat-free yogurt…and the banana taste is predominant. But it is cold and creamy and delicious in its own right. How wonderful to know that when I want a cool… Read more »

shiya
shiya
9 months ago

Tried making this with coconut yogurt. It was smooth once all ingredients were mixed, practically mousse-like. Absolutely yummy without it being frozen. However, once frozen yogurt kind of crystallized and was a bit difficult to scoop out of the container. Would it be because of the yogurt? If so, how would I go about straining the yogurt?

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