Serving ice cream desserts is a great way to end a summer cookout. To make the filling for these shortcakes, stir bananas and walnuts into chocolate ice cream.

Source: Family Circle

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Recipe Summary

prep:
35 mins
freeze:
4 hrs or overnight
bake:
15 mins to 20 mins at 425°
Servings:
8
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Ingredients

Ice Cream:
Shortcake:
Garnish (optional):

Directions

Ice cream:
  • Soften ice cream in medium-size bowl for 15 minutes or until it can be stirred. Stir in chopped bananas and walnuts. Return to freezer for at least 4 hours or until ready to scoop.

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Shortcake:
  • Heat oven to 425°F. Stir together biscuit mix, milk, chocolate chips, sugar, mashed bananas, walnuts and melted butter in large bowl. Drop 8 heaping 1/4 cupfuls onto ungreased baking sheet; spread slightly.

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  • Bake in 425°F oven for 15 to 20 minutes or until golden. Remove shortcakes to wire rack to cool.

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  • Split each shortcake in half horizontally. Fill each with about 1/2 cup ice cream. Place shortcake tops on each. Dollop with whipped cream and sprinkle with chopped nuts if desired.

Nutrition Facts

519 calories; total fat 27g; saturated fat 11g; cholesterol 36mg; sodium 532mg; carbohydrates 68g; fiber 3g; protein 8g.

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