Frozen Pineapple Banana Cups


The weather here today has been more like summer than the middle of spring, with 80 degree temperatures that make you thirsty for a cold glass of lemonade – or a frosty cup of this yummy treat.

These little frozen cups are sweet and tangy, with a tropical twist that will make you want to put your feet up and swing in a hammock all day long. They are super easy to make too – just throw everything in an electric ice cream maker, or stash it in a container in the freezer for a couple of hours.

Keep this recipe handy for this summer, you’ll be glad you did.

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(adapted from Taste of Home)
(prep: 10 minutes; freezing time: 30 minutes; yield: 9-12 servings)
  • 3 cups water
  • 2 2/3 cups mashed ripe bananas (5 to 6 medium)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 can (20-oz) crushed pineapple, undrained
  • 1 can (6-oz) frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed

Ice Cream Maker: Combine all of the ingredients in the container of your ice cream maker. Turn the machine on and let mix for 20-30 minutes.  Serve and enjoy! (Note: depending on the size of your container, you may need to make this in two batches.

Freezer method: In a 2 qt. freezer container, combine all of the ingredients. Mix well. Cover and freeze for 5 hours or overnight. Remove from the freezer 15 minutes before serving.

(Note: You can get away with using less sugar in this recipe, since the fruit contains enough sugar. I’ve made it with just 1/2 cup sugar before and it has been fine – just a little more tart.




Jennifer (Delicieux) said...

Wow, these little cups look so delicious!! Beautiful photos too. I love that platter you've served them on.

Blog is the New Black said...

So simple and delicious! Great pic!

Mackenzie@ The Caramel Cookie said...

I think these would be great with a little Malibu too :).

briarrose said...

A lovely treat for a lovely day. Nummy.

Shirley said...

Yum! Can't wait for the hot weather so I can make this.

Buttercream Blondie said...

Perfect for summer! Beautiful photos!

Kate@Diethood said...

That is delicious! And it looks gorgeous... I love those spoons!

Cheryl and Adam @ said...

This is definitely on the menu this summer, can't imagine anything more refreshing!

La Cuisine d'Helene said...

So delicious, will be good this summer when we have a heat wave :)

Susi's Kochen und Backen said...

This looks delicious and would be such a great after school snack on a hot day! Definitely need to make those :o)

sara @ CaffeIna said...

I'm already in love with this frozen treat! I'm looking forward a little warmer weather to start making frozen desserts. Great inspiration!

Lindselicious said...

Oooh I can't wait to make this when it gets warmer. This looks so refreshing.

Arudhi said...

Hello! The combination of banana and pineapple sounds new to me, but very tempting as well! It`s still 10 degrees (C) here yet I feel like I have to try this gorgeous tropical drink right now!

Anonymous said...

This looks so refreshing...and I suppose it would very easy to substitute the sugar with honey or agave nectar.

Char said...

Looks oh so delicious!!!!

Anonymous said...

I can see these making a regular appearance in my world this summer :) I love it! Thank you!

Sandra said...

I can't wait to try made it beautifully! And I love your photos!

Lauren at Keep It Sweet said...

Gorgeous photos!

Patty H. said...

These look delicious and sound so refreshing! Since we're still in the 4o's and 50's here, I think I'll wait a few weeks to try the recipe.... It will be a nice way to ring in spring!

Colleen said...

Wow, what a wonderful idea for a summer time dessert! I've bookmarked it and can't wait to try it. :) Thanks for the delicious idea!

Laurie@The Baking Bookworm said...

These look like the perfect way to cool off this summer! I'm so glad I happened upon your blog (via Eat Yourself Skinny). I'm your newest follower!

test it comm said...

These sound so cool and refreshing and good!

Luiz Claudio Machado said...

Nice recipe! I'll do it at next weekend. Here, in Brazil, will be a Mother's Day at sunday. Thanks for good idea!

Maria said...

Mmmmm! Delicious! I can't wait for the summer to come, in order to taste this delicious and cooling dessert.

Claire Gallam said...

MMMMMMM. This is a perfect dessert for on the go!

Michelle Benoit (Chocolate Central) said...

You have really beautiful photography on your blog, but I think this one for your Frozen Pineapple Banana Cups is my favorite.

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