vegan banana nice cream in cones with walnuts and chocolate chips on grey background

Chunky Monkey Banana Nice Cream

This vegan banana nice cream is so easy to make and no churn required! Packed with chocolate chips, walnuts, and a smooth banana and coconut base, this dairy-free ice cream is the perfect sweet treat!

Course Dessert
Cuisine Plant Based, Vegan, Vegetarian
Keyword easy ice cream recipe, no churn ice cream, vegan ice cream
Prep Time 20 minutes
Resting Time 6 hours
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 262 kcal
Author Amanda


  • 1 can coconut milk
  • 4 bananas sliced and frozen
  • 2 Tablespoons maple syrup (can substitute with agave or honey)
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts


  1. The day before: place can of coconut milk in fridge and banana slices in the freezer

  2. Remove can of coconut milk from fridge and open. Scoop out solid coconut milk from the top and put in food processor or blender

  3. Add frozen bananas and maple syrup

  4. Blend until smooth

  5. Using a rubber spatula, spoon into a container such as a loaf pan

  6. Add chocolate chips and chopped walnuts. Mix well

  7. Serve right away for a soft serve ice cream consistency. Place in freezer for at least 1 hour for a hard ice cream consistency

  8. Serve with ice cream cones

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

Make sure to put the can of coconut milk in the fridge and banana slices in the freezer in advanced! Preferably the day before.

Nutrition Facts
Chunky Monkey Banana Nice Cream
Amount Per Serving (34 cup (about 1/6 recipe))
Calories 262 Calories from Fat 141
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15.7g 24%
Saturated Fat 10.7g 54%
Cholesterol 2mg 1%
Sodium 15mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 30.7g 10%
Dietary Fiber 3.6g 14%
Sugars 19.8g
Protein 3.7g 7%
Calcium 3%
Iron 7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.