Recipe courtesy of Mark Bittman

Bananas Paletas

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 6 hr 10 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Inactive: 6 hr
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings
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2 medium bananas, about 3/4 cup

1/4 cup sugar

1 cup whole milk

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Special equipment: Plastic ice pop mold or use paper cups with wooden sticks inserted.


  1. Puree the bananas, sugar, milk, and extract together in a blender until smooth. Pour the mixture evenly among 4 to 6 molds and freeze until solid.
  2. Unmold by first running a little cold water over outside of molds, then gently pulling the sticks.