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Your Dog Will Go Bananas for Banana Anise Ice Cream

Kirby the Dorkie Canine Chef Cookbook

Provide your pup with a cold treat to alleviate the burden of the hot summer heat.

The Canine Chef, Kirby the Dorkie, is back with a low-calorie, low-fat dessert for dogs that is naturally nutritious. Provide this vitamin-rich frozen treat for your pooch with this easy-to-follow recipe.

This treat includes anise, an herb that has a licorice taste most dogs go crazy for earning it the name “catnip for dogs’.

Read the recipe below, and then be sure to follow Kirby the Dorkie on Facebook and check out for more great dog recipes!

Banana Anise Ice Cream Recipe for Dogs

Banana Anise Ice Cream

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 4 - None
Calories per serving: 36
Calories from fat: 2

Yields: 6 - ½ cup servings


  • 3 frozen bananas
  • ¼ teaspoon ground star anise

Preparation Instructions:

  1. Peel, slice and freeze the bananas. I usually catch them on sale and freeze several bags of 2 to 3 sliced bananas in each bag
  2. Place the frozen banana in a food processor or blender. Blend until the bananas reach a creamy consistency like a soft serve ice cream.
  3. Sprinkle in the ground anise and blend to incorporate.

This can be frozen for a month. Simply re-blend.

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This recipe has been carefully researched and tested by Kirby the Dorkie and his furiends. It is essential to seek the advice of your Veterinarian before changing your dog's diet or adding any ingredients to your dog's food especially if your dog has any underlying health issues.

Debby, pawrent to Kirby the Dorkie, creates and develops recipes for dog treats and dog meals. You can find more recipes and nutritional information from “The Canine Chef Cookbook” and like Kirby the Dorkie on Facebook for more doggie fun.

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