14 Yonanas Recipes For Beginners

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Do you often crave homemade frozen treats to beat the heat and meet the demands of your sweet tooth? If yes, it is about time that you bring the Yonanas machine home.

What is it? This machine is both an ice cream maker and a blender. It converts frozen bananas into a cream base and all fruits into delicious, soft, and rich frozen treats. You can also create non-banana recipes using this machine.

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Yonanas is a magic ice cream machine in every way. So, if you are still contemplating buying one, we suggest you do it immediately.

But before that, find these 14 amazing recipes you can effortlessly make at home.

Easy Yonanas Recipes

Yonanas is a creation of the company Dole. Dole is one of the top producers of vegetables and fruits. It is an Irish multinational company that excels in meeting consumer demand with the best products.

Yonanas is one of them, and below, we have mentioned 14 recipes you can try at home.

1. Blackberry Yonanas

The combination of sweet bananas and savory blackberries is worth every bite. When the creamy bananas mix with a blend of blueberries, you get a refreshing treat that works great as an after-lunch dessert.

You can also enjoy this creamy delight as a snack on your cheat date. According to the recipe, you only require two ingredients and no artificial preservatives are necessary.

However, if you want to elevate the flavors, pour some vanilla syrup on top and impress your taste buds.

2. Pistachio Chocolate Cookie Sandwich

This recipe has to be our favorite, and that's because of many reasons. For starters, the combination of chocolate cookies and pistachios is to die for. It is unique yet tempting.

Secondly, the recipe is very easy to make. This means that you get a nice dessert in such a short duration.

Make sure you buy the cookies from a good brand, so they are crunchy and soft. If you have time, you can also bake these cookies at home.

3. Almond Coconut Chocolate Yonanas

This is an impressive dessert but requires more hard work and ingredients than other recipes on the list. To ace this recipe, you should have bananas, almond coconut cream, vanilla and almond extracts, and toasted coconut in your pantry.

Follow all the instructions in the tagged recipe properly, so you get a wonderful result on just your first try. This delight can be topped with shredded coconut or roasted almonds for a complete food experience.

4. Peanut Butter Yonanas

Whether it is a peanut butter sandwich or pie, we all love this butter for its sweet and salty flavor. Besides, peanut butter has the correct amount of crunch, making every bite an unforgettable experience.

Peanut butter Yonanas combines peanut butter and bananas, ensuring you enjoy a creamy and rich dessert. Follow the recipe to the tee and see how the results turn out.

For an exotic dessert adventure, pour some almond syrup on your ice cream and top it with roasted almonds. You can also serve this dessert with a freshly baked brownie.

5. Lemon Basil Sorbet

Believe it or not, Yonanas can also help make the best homemade sorbets. The lemon basil sorbet is one of them and is pretty refreshing.

This is one of the best summer desserts with a sweet and sour taste. Besides, the tangy-flavored sorbet can be enjoyed by both kids and adults as it helps to beat the summer heat any day.

This is a no-banana recipe and hence perfect for people who want to consume something light.

Pour some agave syrup on top of your sorbet for the best result and enjoy.

6. Dragon Fruit Sorbet

If you are a beginner or a teenager with zero kitchen experience, this recipe might be a great way to kickstart your dessert adventure and impress your family and friends. The best thing about this dessert is that you only need dragon fruit and your Yonanas. Yeah, that's it!

The instructions are also pretty straightforward. However, the results are impressive. If you are afraid of using your Yonanas at home, this recipe will give you all the confidence required to try other similar dishes.

7. Grapefruit Grape Yonanas

To make this sweet treat, you need over-ripe bananas, frozen grapefruit, and seedless purple grapes. The resultant dessert is sweet and savory.

You can also choose other ingredients to make it more interesting. For example, green grapes can replace purple ones to give you a different flavor.

8. Green Tea Yonanas

Now, this recipe is unique and something you may have never tried before. However, trying new recipes and experimenting with different ingredients is always good.

This dessert is made from Matcha green tea and over-ripe bananas. You simply have to add two frozen bananas to your Yonanas maker.to thaw.  Then mix them with green tea to get a perfect refreshing dessert.

9. Banana Bread Yonanas

Do you crave Yonanas and banana bread at the same time? How about combining both and making a delicious dessert to feed yourself?

The idea sounds strange, but it is very much possible in your Yonanas maker. All you need are bananas, dates, cinnamon, dark chocolate chips, and toasted almonds. To ace, this recipe, follow all the simple instructions to the tee and get your desired outcome.

You can enjoy this dessert on its own or serve it with a brownie.

10. Cookies and Cream Yonanas

Raise your hands if you are a fan of cookies and cream and like the flavor of your drinks and ice creams. We love this flavor too, so we can't wait to try this Yonanas treat.

The crunch from the chocolate cookies mixes well with the vanilla banana base. If you want to avoid unhealthy cookies, we recommend going for natural ones that offer the same taste but better nutrients.

11. Lemon Blueberry Yonanas

Sometimes all you want is a healthy and delicious dessert. This is especially true if you are dieting and avoiding unnecessary carbs. In that case, this Yonanas creation may prove a great choice.

Made with lemon zest, over-ripe bananas, and frozen blueberries, the Lemon Blueberry Yonanas is worth a try. You create a dessert packed with nutrients, vitamins, and minerals with just a few ingredients.

Is there anything better than that? No, we don't think so.

12. Monster Cones

Do you have an upcoming kid's party to arrange? Or are you looking for fun dessert ideas for the next Halloween party?

Either way, we have an excellent monster treat that you must try. To make these delicious monster cones, prepare Kiwi Yonanas and use them to fill similar cones as in the image above. If you want to serve your little guests a non-banana dessert, prepare Kiwi sorbet instead.

To make these cones more interesting, buy many different decorations, such as candy eyes, sprinklers, and pretzel sticks. We recommend you go as creative as possible and put a smile, and a little fear, on your little guests' faces.

13. Red Wite and Blue Yonanas Cake

If it's the 4th of July, you know what to make to celebrate your country. This red, white, and blue Yonanas cake is a treat to your eyes and taste buds.

To make this cake, you need three fruits, raspberry, coconut, and blueberry. You will have to make Yonanas of all three fruits and then layer them up to make a three-tier cake.

The best way to ace this dessert is by using a mold. Then, serve the dessert with fresh fruits, and enjoy the day.

14. Peach Raspberry Cobbler

This cobbler recipe is very different from any dessert you may have tried.  The recipe uses over-ripe bananas, frozen raspberries, and peach slices. Moreover, you will also need granola for the much-needed crunch.

All the instructions are mentioned in the tagged recipe. You can follow all these instructions and change the fruits if you prefer other flavors. You can also make most of the recipes above using Dash Ice Cream Maker or any other machine you have.

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Blackberry Yonanas

This dessert gives you a wonderful flavor of frozen blackberries made with a banana base. Your Yonanas works wonders and produces a quick dessert for you to enjoy.
4.80 from 5 votes
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Course: dinner, lunch, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: blackberry, blueberry, Yonanas
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 12 minutes
Servings: 2
Author: Corrie


  • 2 frozen over-ripe bananas
  • 1 cup frozen blackberries


  • Before you place your fruit in the Yonanas maker, thaw it properly.
  • Start with inserting 1 banana into the machine.
  • Add the blackberries. Start with adding ½ cup first and then add another ½ cup.
  • Add 1 more banana and let the machine work it's magic.
  • Serve with raspberries, blueberries and mint on top.


Calories: 200kcal Carbohydrates: 20g Protein: 1g Fat: 2g Saturated Fat: 1g Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.2g Monounsaturated Fat: 0.3g Trans Fat: 0.04g Cholesterol: 3mg Sodium: 10mg Potassium: 187mg Fiber: 2g Sugar: 172g Vitamin A: 44IU Vitamin C: 71mg Calcium: 21mg Iron: 1mg


  • You can use frozen raspberries as well or a mix of both.
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