Creamy Espresso Pudding

by Laura - Chronicles of Passion

I got hooked on Banana soft serve in the summer.  Who would have thought that frozen bananas would be that much better?  If you haven’t tried banana soft serve yet, you owe it to yourself to at least give it a shot.  You really can’t go wrong –   just make sure you freeze the bananas when they are extra ripe and put it in the blender and let it go.   Don’t be alarmed if it takes a while to become creamy, but oh baby is it ever worth the wait.  As long as you like bananas you won’t be disappointed.

And once you are successfully hooked, start experimenting!  Add peanut butter, cocoa, pumpkin, extra sugar, honey . . . the possibilities are endless!  If you need somewhere to start, try this espresso version below.  Fancy enough to serve at a dinner party, but totally justifiable to make it all for yourself and lick out every last drop.  Who are we kidding?  I did!

Creamy Espresso Pudding

This pudding is to die for! Super creamy and just a perfect  balance of espresso and sweetness. No one will guess what its made of when you serve it for dessert at your next dinner party!

Ingredients (1 serving)

  • 1 large banana, frozen
  • 2 tbsp coffee
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp instant coffee granules
  • 1 tbsp pureed dates
  • 1 package Stevia

Instructions

  • Place all ingredients in a blender and process until smooth and creamy. You can adjust the sweetness by adding a second package of Stevia, or add more coffee if you prefer more of an espresso flavour.
  • Serve immediately.

 

 

 

 

 

I called it pudding because it doesn’t end up quite as thick as banana soft serve.  I experimented with the recipe using non-frozen bananas, but liked the result much better when they were frozen first.  Try them both and see which one you prefer.  Experimenting in the kitchen is the best part!

If you are looking to take it up another level, try out some of these great recipes from other blogging soft serve lovers.  See the possibilities really are endless . . .

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Blizzard

Vanilla Avocado Banana Ice Cream

Banana Soft Serve Vegan Overnight Oats

Enjoy!
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3 Responses to “Creamy Espresso Pudding”

  1. Thanks for linking up my Vanilla Avocado Banana Ice Cream and your pudding turned out so creamy and fabulous looking!

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