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Chocolate Frozen Bananas

Chocolate Dipped Frozen Banana

Make chocolate dipped frozen banana like the ones you enjoy at county fairs, amusement parks, and theme parks! Coat the bananas in your choice of toppings.
Yield: 12 frozen pops
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: frozen banana, chocolate banana, chocolate dipped banana, chocolate frozen banana
Servings: 12
Author: Maryanne Cabrera

Ingredients

  • 4 large bananas, ripe, peeled, and cut into thirds
  • 12 popsicle sticks (wooden, bamboo, plastic, or silicone)
  • 2 cups good quality semi-sweet or dark chocolate, roughly chopped

Topping Choices:

  • rainbow sprinkles
  • chopped roasted hazelnuts
  • chopped roasted almonds
  • chopped peanuts
  • chopped mini Reese's cups

Instructions

  • Insert wooden stick into one end of each banana piece. Place bananas on a parchment lined plate or baking sheet and let chill in the freezer until wooden stick is set in banana.
  • Place chocolate in a microwave safe bowl or glass. Heat in microwave on half power at 15-20 second intervals. Stir each time. Continue to heat until melted and smooth.
  • Working with one banana at a time, dip banana into the warm chocolate. Let any excess chocolate drip off. Then sprinkle chosen toppings all over. Place banana back on parchment lined sheet. Continue with remaining bananas. Once completed, let banana rest in freezer to harden.

Notes

To make chocolate magic shell: 
  • Combine 16 oz finely chopped dark chocolate and 2 Tbsp coconut oil in a large bowl. Place bowl over a pot of simmering water, making sure bowl does not touch the water. Gently melt and stir often. Once mixture is smooth, pour into a tall drinking glass.