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Creamy banana fudge chocolate popsicles spread out on a white background with melted chocolate and chocolate chops around them.
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Creamy Banana Fudge Chocolate Popsicles

Creamy chocolate fudge popsicles made with bananas and 4 other pantry ingredients. They're healthy, easy to make, and absolutely delicious!
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Freeze Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 10 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Cost $10

Equipment

  • Mixing bowl
  • Popsicle molds

Ingredients

  • 8 bananas ripe or overripe
  • 2 tablespoon cacao powder can also use unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon corn starch
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • mini chocolate chips optional

Instructions

  • Peel the bananas and place them in a large mixing bowl.
  • Mash the bananas with a fork or potato masher until they're a pureed consistency. (Small lumps are okay.)
  • Add in the rest of the ingredients besides the chocolate chips. Mix to combine.
  • Stir in the chocolate chips, if using.
  • Spoon the mixture into a popsicle mold and place a few chocolate chips on top of each one.
  • Add the popsicle sticks and place the mold in the freezer for at least 3 hours, or until firm.
  • Optional:
    Place additional chocolate chips in a Ziploc bag. Microwave for 30 seconds, mix, then microwave another 30 seconds. Continue until the chocolate is melted and smooth.
    Once frozen, remove popsicles from the mold, cut a small piece off the corner of the bag, and drizzle melted chocolate over the popsicles. Place them back in the freezer to harden before serving.

Storage

  • To store: Place homemade popsicles in an airtight container or Ziploc bag and store them in your freezer for up to a month.

Notes

  1. If you don't have a popsicle mold, you can use small dixie cups with wooden popsicle sticks instead. Pour the banana cacao mixture into the dixie cups. Cover each cup with tin foil. Cut a slit in the top of the tin foil just big enough for the popsicle stick to stick through. Place the popsicle stick through the tin foil and put the cups in the freezer so the popsicles can harden. When solid, peel the cups off the chocolate fudge popsicles, drizzle them with melted chocolate, and enjoy! Or place them in individual Ziploc bags to enjoy later.
  2. Instead of semi-sweet chocolate chips: you can use dark or white chocolate, butterscotch, espresso, caramel, or peanut butter chips. And during the holiday season, you may also like peppermint chips to get a flavor similar to my peppermint death by chocolate zucchini bread.