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Every pet deserves a treat once in a while and this Dog Ice Cream is made with your furry friend’s dietary needs in mind. The simple ingredients are full of flavors dogs love like peanut butter and banana, while avoiding common ingredients that can be toxic to dogs. This easy dog-safe ice cream recipe can be made in minutes and is ready in a few frozen hours.
While you are whipping up some treats for all the good dogs in your life, be sure to also try our Homemade Dog Treats—your dog will love them just as much!
INGREDIENTS FOR Banana Peanut Butter DOG ICE CREAM
The ice cream you and I enjoy as humans is not safe for dogs. Luckily creating one that is couldn’t be easier. You just have to be aware of digestive issues that your pup may suffer from if it consumes milk or dairy products.
Dairy products like milk or cheese are not toxic to dogs but many, like humans, have digestive issues and need ingredients that are lactose-free.
You will need:
- 3 Bananas, chopped into 1-inch pieces and frozen
- ½ Cup Creamy Peanut Butter (Xylitol Free)
- ½ Cup Lactose-Free Half and Half
- 2 Tsp Maple Syrup (Xylitol Free)
INGREDIENT SUBSTITUTIONS & additions
FRUIT: Any fruit that your dog loves can be turned into ice cream even vegetables like carrots or pumpkin. If it is safe for your pup to eat it, you can make it into ice cream.
OTHER INGREDIENTS: The only limit is your imagination. Think of all the vegetables and even meat that your dog loves. You can make this dog ice cream recipe with ingredients from cheese to chicken. Just make sure it is on the list of foods that are ok for dogs.
SWEETENERS: Don’t use any substitution for the sweetener if it contains Xylitol.
DAIRY: You can substitute yogurt if your dog doesn’t have issues with dairy.
HOW TO MAKE DOG ICE CREAM
STEP ONE: Cut bananas into 1-inch pieces and put into a freezer zip lock bag and lay flat, try to keep the banana pieces separate. Freeze for 2-3 hours until the banana is solid.
STEP TWO: Once the bananas are solidly frozen removed from the zip lock bag and put into the food processor or blender. Then add the peanut butter, maple syrup, and the Lactose-free half and half. Blend this until lovely and smooth.
STEP THREE: Take a loaf pan and pour the mixture into the pan. You could also use an ice cube tray to make individual portions.
STEP FOUR: Freeze the ice cream mixture for at least one hour or until solid.
STEP FIVE: Serve up and watch your puppy enjoy his doggie ice cream.
This dog ice cream has a delicious creamy texture and flavor your pet will adore. Not only it is dog-safe with simple ingredients like banana, peanut butter, and lactose-free half and half, but it all comes together in a flash. Now the entire family can enjoy a tasty dessert—even the four-legged ones!
Banana Peanut Butter Dog Ice Cream
- 3 bananas chopped into 1-inch piences and frozen
- 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter Xylitol Free
- 1/2 cup lactose free half and half
- 2 tsp maple syrup Xylitol Free
- Cut bananas into 1 inch pieces and put into a freezer ziplock bag and lay flat trying toseparate banana pieces. Freeze 2-3 hours, or until solid.
- Place chopped bananas, creamy peanut butter, Lactose Free Half and Half, and maplesyrup into a food processor or blender. Blend until smooth.
- Pour ice cream mixture into a loaf pan.
- Freeze one hour or until solid.