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Acai bowl nice cream

Acai bowl nice cream

Learn how to make acai bowl thick like nice cream. With easy directions for using acai powder or acai fruit puree, it will become a favorite homemade smoothie bowl especially for your kids!

Course Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine gluten-free, Healthy, vegan, Vegetarian
Keyword acai, bowl, nice cream, thick
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 250 kcal
Author Makos

Ingredients

Acai bowl with frozen acai puree:

  • 11/2 frozen bananas (9.2 oz /260 grams), chopped
  • 1/2 cup frozen berries (2.6 oz / 75 grams)
  • 2 packets frozen acai puree (7 oz / 200 grams)
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup (or honey for vegetarians)
  • 1-2 tablespoons juice or water

Acai bowl with acai powder:

  • 2 large frozen bananas (12.4 oz / 350 grams), chopped
  • 1 cup berries (4.2 oz / 150 grams)
  • 2 tablespoons acai powder
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup (or honey)
  • 1-2 tablespoons juice or water

For Serving:

  • Fresh fruit, granola, chopped nuts, desiccated coconut, bee pollen

Instructions

  1. Transfer all the ingredients for the acai bowl (except the juice/water) to a food processor and process until smooth. You will have to stop and scrape the bowl several times before everything starts to blend together smoothly. Add 1-2 tablespoons of juice or water if you want to speed the process.

  2. Divide to 2 bowls and top with fresh fruit, granola, nuts, coconut or whatever you like. Serve immediately.

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

  • Place all the fruit in the freezer at least 4-5 hours before making the acai bowl.
  • The berries can be blueberries, blackberries, strawberries, raspberries, cherries or a mix.
  • The bananas should be very ripe. I let my bananas stay on the counter until they develop black spots on their skins. I then peel them and freeze them for later use in smoothies and other recipes.
  • I haven't made this recipe in a blender. If you want to try it, I estimate you'll need a heavy duty blender with a tamper and more juice to help everything blend. Keep in mind that adding more juice will make the acai bowl less thick.
  • Video for how to make granola

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