Funky Monkeys by thisrawsomeveganlife
It’s summertime and the living is bananas, just like this recipe by Emily of ThisRasomeVeganLife.com.
To us, this recipe pays tribute to Ben & Jerry’s Chunky Monkey, but Emily of This Rawsome Vegan Life explains why SHE called these treats Chunky Monkeys:
“I called them funky monkeys because monkeys eat bananas… and they’re funky because they’re covered in chocolate, berries and nuts! Plus, it hopefully got your attention. Something magical and delicious happens when you let them thaw for about 30 minutes after taking them out of the freezer. The bananas get the consistency of ice cream – they melt and become all gooey and sweeter. So be patient and let them soften a little before chowing down, it’s worth it.”
So worth it!!!
Funky Monkeys: makes… however many you want!
- 1/2 recipe for raw chocolate (or you can use a melted dark chocolate bar)
- 3 bananas
- 1/2 cup mix of goji berries, coconut chunks and peanuts
Peel and slice the bananas. Dip/cover in the chocolate and then roll in the nut/coconut/berry mix. Put them on wax paper on a tray and stick in the freezer for 1-2 hours. When they’re frozen, take them out and wait 30 minutes or so, until you see the bananas start to “melt”. Devour.
NOTE: If you have left-over chocolate… well yeah. I don’t consider this a problem so nevermind.