Strawberry Banana Nice Cream Recipe

Your Small Dog Will Love this Special Treat

Strawberry Banana Nice Cream Recipe  by Tammi Avallone 
Published 05-25-2021

As the year rapidly approaches the summer, it’s hard not to think about how to treat our small bundles of love.

On the topic of summer and finding retreat in a snack comes this recipe that can help cool your little ones while letting them enjoy the flavors of peak strawberry season. 

Treat your dog with this simple and delicious nice cream recipe!

A small dog is eating a strawberry banana nice cream treat

I want to  mention that this wouldn't be suitable for those who are trying to lose weight or have health issues such as diabetes or pancreatitis. 

This recipe makes 2 cups as the one shown in the photo.

How to Make Strawberry Banana Nice Cream Recipe

Prepare and measure ingredients. 

You will need to freeze 2 bananas the night before preparing this recipe. 

Frozen strawberries are fine but fresh ones are recommended.

Make the strawberry sauce

Ingredients for the strawberry sauceStrawberry Banana Nice Cream Recipe Treat for Dogs
Cup of blended strawberry sauceTo make the strawberry sauce, you will need strawberries, water, and honey.

In a blender, add strawberries with water and honey. Blend until smooth. You may use this sauce for other recipes too, so be sure to keep any left over sauce in your fridge for up to 1 week or freeze it for up to 3 months.

This sauce is also great for humans, so feel free to enjoy some with your dessert or breakfast!

Make Nice Cream

You only need one ingredient to make the perfect nice cream: frozen bananas. Blend until smooth and add strawberries for extra flavor.

Depending on the consistency of your nice cream, you may serve it right after blending or freeze for a few extra minutes to ensure a more solid texture.

Frozen bananas and spoon of strawberriesUse frozen bananas and strawberries
Ingredients are being blended togetherBlend bananas and strawberries on medium speed

Coconut Whipped Cream

Dairy-rich products can cause vomiting and diarrhea as most dogs are lactose intolerant. That is why this alternative is ideal for your canine treats. To make it, you simply need half a can of coconut cream. It has to be very cold, make sure to refrigerate it the day before making this recipe.

In your stand or hand mixer, blend until soft peaks form. For better results, place the bowl of your mixer in the freezer for 40 minutes before making. 

Coconut creamYou will need 1/2 can of coconut cream


In your glass or cup of choice, place 2 scoops of nice cream and top with whipped cream and your strawberry sauce. 

Add a little crunch

Dog biscuitsAdd a few dog biscuits or graham crackers for a perfect crunchy texture

To give this treat the perfect crunchy texture, top with dog biscuits or crumbled graham crackers. Watch out for artificial sweeteners or harmful ingredients in human cookies!

Strawberry Banana Nice Cream Recipe

Ingredient List: 

For the strawberry sauce:

1 cup strawberries

1 tbsp honey

1/4 cup water

"Ice cream":

2 frozen bananas

1/2 cup strawberries


½ can of Coconut cream

Crumbled dog biscuits


Strawberry sauce


Prepare the strawberry sauce by blending strawberries, honey and water. Set aside.

1. Blend bananas and strawberries. If needed, add coconut milk.

2. Freeze nice cream or serve immediately.

3. Whip coconut cream with a hand mixer or stand-in mixer.

4. Assemble treat with nice cream, top with cream, strawberry sauce and dog biscuits. Additionally, you can place some strawberries on top.

Making this frozen treat knowing you might even end up sharing it with your four legged friend yourself is a fun and quick experience.

I hope you, the reader, ended up feeling convinced to hop into the kitchen to try and whip up this frozen snack; you might already have all of the ingredients needed!

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Author Bio

Tammi Avallone grew up in the countryside on her parents’ farm where animals, including dogs, always surrounded her. Tammi is the Managing Editor of You can learn more about dog nutrition here.

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About Janice (author and voice behind this site)

Having lived with dogs and cats most of her life, Janice served as a veterinary technician for ten years in Maryland and twelve years as a Shih Tzu dog breeder in Ohio.

Her education includes undergraduate degrees in Psychology with a minor in biology, Early Childhood Education, and Nursing, and a master's in Mental Health Counseling.

She is a lifelong learner, a dog lover, and passionate about the welfare of animals. Her favorite breed for over 50 years has been the Shih Tzu, but she has also lived with Poodles, Maltese, Yorkshire Terriers, Beagles, English Bulldogs, Carin Terriers, and a Cocker Spaniel.

When not writing, reading, and researching dog-related topics, she likes to spend time with her eight Shih Tzu dogs, husband, and family, as well as knitting and crocheting. She is also the voice behind Miracle Shih Tzu and Smart-Knit-Crocheting

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