Simple and Homemade Maple and Hazelnut Vegan “Nice” Cream

Summer days mean fun in the sun and days full of activities. Lately, we’ve been experimenting with different plant-based recipes. A favorite of ours is “nice cream”—which means it’s dairy free. Whether you’re making it ahead of time for a campsite snack or lounging out on the lawn on your favorite picnic blanket or camp blanket, this tasty treat is one you’ll be coming back for more! The best part? It’s healthy. That’s a double win in our book. 


4 ripe frozen bananas

1 tablespoon of grade A pure maple syrup

1 tablespoon coconut cream (or any nut milk)

A dash of vanilla bean, or cinnamon

1/2 tablespoon of hazelnut butter

Using Blender…

Put liquid in a blender

Break bananas into chunks

Add remaining ingredients

Blend on medium high while mashing. You may need to stop your blender to continue stirring.

Top with fruit if desired. Serve and enjoy!