Author: Inspired and Adapted from Souvlaki For The Soul
1/2 to 3/4cupwater
2cupsraw cashews soaked for a minimum of 4 hoursdrain and rinse
1 1/2large bananas or 2 to 3 small ones
3tablespoonscoconut nectar or raw honey
7ounces(200g) 60% cacao or higher dark chocolate
2tablespoonscoconut oilplus more for oiling molds
Milk OR White Chocolate
Shredded raw coconutoptional
Chopped raw almondsoptional
Wipe down molds with coconut oil.
Combine the cashews, banana, nectar, vanilla, salt and 1/2 cup water in your blender jar.
For Vitamix: Start on Speed 1, slowly increase to Speed 10/HIGH. Blend for 30 seconds. Slowly add remaining water, only if necessary. You want a batter consistency, not too thin.
For Blendtec: Use Speed 9 for 20-25 seconds and stop. Add remaining water, only if necessary and PULSE to combine. You want a batter consistency, not too thin.
Pour the cashew mixture into ice cream molds and freeze 2 hours.
Melt chocolate over a double boiler and add the coconut oil (for dark chocolate only). Stir and quickly dip your frozen ice pops into the chocolate followed by the coconut or chopped almonds. Serve immediately.
All done! Enjoy!! Now take a photo, rate it, and share your accomplishments! :) Tag @BlenderBabes & #BlenderBabes