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Banana Whipped Cream with Cacao Nibs

Banana whipped cream is the ultimate in decadence for the banana lover. Use it to top even the most boring desserts and you'll be sure to impress.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: banana whipped cream, banana whipped cream with cacao nibs, whipped cream frosting
Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 78kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/2 C heavy whipping cream
  • 1/3 C sugar
  • 1 banana
  • 1/4 cup cacao nibs

Instructions

  • Whip heavy whipping cream until it looks like whipped cream.
  • Mix in sugar until incorporated.
  • Peel and slice banana.
  • Microwave the slices for 45 seconds. (This may vary by microwave. You are looking for something very soft, but not liquid.)
  • Mash the microwaved banana and let it come to room temperature.
  • Stir the banana and cacao nibs into the whipped cream.

Notes

Tip: Most recipes that call for bananas recommend that you use overripe bananas because they are extra sweet. This requires advance planning. If you have a spur of the moment desire to bake with bananas, you can microwave a not-so-ripe banana to bring out its sweetness.

Nutrition

Calories: 78kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 3mg | Potassium: 42mg | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 3% | Vitamin C: 1% | Calcium: 0.6% | Iron: 0.1%