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Tropical Cone

Tropical Cone
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  • 1 tablespoon toasted, sweetened shredded coconut
  • 1 tablespoon chopped banana chips
  • 1 tablespoon crumbled dried papaya or mango
  • 1/2 cup vanilla ice cream
  • 1 sugar cone


  1. In a small bowl, combine the coconut, banana chips, and papaya. Scoop the ice cream onto the cone and roll in the fruit mixture, pressing gently to help it adhere.
By August, 2011

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 272Calories From Fat 104
  • Fat 12g
  • Sat Fat 6g
  • Cholesterol 29mg
  • Sodium 127mg
  • Protein 3g
  • Carbohydrate 39g
  • Sugar 29g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Iron 1mg
  • Calcium 101mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Toasted coconut
Make a big batch of the coconut mixture to keep on hand for last-minute additions to ice cream. It will keep in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 2 months.

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    High in vitamin C, these hard, tart berries are grown in bogs in colder regions of North America and Europe. They’re almost always eaten cooked, as in the classic Thanksgiving relish.