Banana Rum Gelato

Rich and chewy, this gelato is incredibly easy to make. Use really ripe bananas and a good-quality dark rum for the best results. Once the gelato has frozen, place in an airtight container and freeze for an hour to firm it up a bit.

Banana Rum Gelato


  • 1 lb. ripe bananas (the riper the better, but not yet brown)
  • 2/3 c. sugar
  • 2/3 c. whole milk
  • 2 tbsp. dark rum


  1. Peel the bananas and chop into pieces.
  2. Puree in a food processor with a metal blade until smooth.
  3. Add milk, sugar and dark rum and puree a minute more.
  4. Cover and refrigerate until cold.
  5. Place in ice cream maker and freeze.


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