Ice Cream for Lunch or Breakfast!

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My boys loved our Ice Cream for Breakfast that we made awhile back with a cone shaped waffle, fried egg and bacon. We thought it would be fun to make a grilled cheese sandwich with bananas to look like ice cream for lunch!

Ice Cream For Lunch sandwich with bananas

You can make this lunch with any sandwich you like! Be creative and use what you have! You can also use the same idea for breakfast with a waffle and eggs or bananas.

Ice Cream Grilled Cheese Ingredients

  • Bread: we used wheat bread
  • Filling: we used cheese but you can use anything you like,
  • Fruit: banana, and a strawberry.

How To Make Ice Cream For Lunch

  • Cut the corners off of the bread to shape it like a cone.
  • Cut your cheese the same way and place your cheese on the bread and grill it.
  • Place the cone shaped sandwich on the plate.
  • Slice your banana. Pile the slices on the top edge of the bread to look like ice cream.
  • Take a strawberry and cut it to look like a cherry.

That’s it! This is very easy to make and the kids loved it!

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Ice Cream sandwich with bananas on a blue plate
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Ice Cream For Lunch

We made this cute Ice Cream For Lunch meal with a grilled cheese sandwich and bananas to look like an ice cream cone!
Servings: 1
Prep: 10 minutes
Total: 10 minutes

Ingredients
  

  • bread 2 slices
  • cheese
  • 1 banana
  • 1 strawberry
  • butter

Instructions

  • We cut the corners off of the bread to shape it like a cone. Save the scraps.
  • We buttered our bread and placed our cheese in between to fit on the bread. Grill it up and place on the plate.
  • Take the crust off of the scraps and pinch off pieces of it to cross on top of the bread. You can skip this, but we thought it looked more like a cone that way.
  • Take 1 banana and slice it. Pile the slices on the top edge of the bread to look like ice cream.
  • Take a strawberry and cut it to look like a cherry.

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39 comments on “Ice Cream for Lunch or Breakfast!”

  1. Kelly @ IdealistMom.com

    Such a fun idea! I'd love to surprise my 5yo with this one day. ๐Ÿ™‚ Pinning now!

  2. I made this waffle grilled cheese look a like yesterday for my daughter as a surprise lunch. I loved making it for her and she thought it was pretty cool. Thanks for the wonderful idea!

  3. ~Randee@Randee's Organized Chaos

    Will be making these with waffles tonight!!
    Chaotically following you!! ๐Ÿ˜‰

  4. Marisa Hopkins

    Love this! So, so cute. I used a cinnamon waffle and vanilla yogurt and walnuts for whipped cream and sprinkles and my 4-year-old LOVED eating it for breakfast!

  5. Very cute! Might try this idea making the grilled cheese in a waffle iron to get the look of a waffle cone. ๐Ÿ™‚

  6. This is so darling! I try and do a weekly theme with my kids and must have fun themed treats…I can't wait to look through your blog post by post! Please feel free to stop by Blue skies Ahead anytime, I am your newest follower!!

  7. Jenn Erickson

    So adorable, whimsical and fun! What lucky boys to have such a creative mommy! Thank you so much for linking up to "A Little Birdie Told Me…"! I'm seeing so many wonderful recipe projects on your sidebar. Can't wait to check them out!

    Jenn

  8. SJ @ Homemaker On A Dime

    Hi, friend! You've got so much creativity and I'm admiring them all. Can you please share your creative posts at the Creative Bloggers' Party & Hop? Hope to see you there at the party :).

  9. Lisa@BlessedwithGrace

    So clever! Can't wait to do this with my 4 yr old. Thanks for sharing and linking to Tempt My Tummy Tuesday.

  10. Awww, that is the sweetest little grilled cheese ever. ๐Ÿ™‚ I love all of your creative ideas for your kids. If youโ€™d like, I wanted to invite you to share your best recipes over at my new party, Recipe Sharing Monday at jam hands. Iโ€™m going to be featuring my favorite submissions during the week and Iโ€™d love it if youโ€™d join in the fun. :O)

  11. Megan @ The Crafty Conundrum

    I love it! I just started following you by email -so excited for all the fun food/snack ideas.

  12. Beth @ Free Stylin'

    What a GREAT idea! My son loves ice cream…so any way to make his food look like it would be helpful. Thanks for the great idea ๐Ÿ™‚

  13. Lina - Fancy Frugal Life

    This is so fun! My kids love this kind of creative food! ๐Ÿ™‚
    Lina
    Fancy Frugal Life

  14. Beyond awesome. Where do you get all of your inspiration?I would love for you to share this on my mommy meme.

  15. Hi there! Found ya through Tidy Mom's linkup.

    Suuuuper cute sandwich! I'm so glad I found your site – looks like you have plenty of adorable ideas for getting my picky toddler to eat. Hooray!

  16. Jenni Price illustration

    Very creative Jill and super cute! I love how you take every day pantry items and turn them into fun food for kids!

  17. Tracy @ CraftJunkieToo.com

    How fun!
    Great project! I found you through the linking party at Somewhat Simple ๐Ÿ™‚
    I'd like to invite you to join my T.G.I.F. Linky Party to share your fabulous projects. I'm looking to grow my weekly party with fabulous projects just like this one. Here is the direct link and I hope you can visit sometime.
    Tracy
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