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baked bananas drizzled with a chocolate sauce

Chocolate Baked Bananas

This is one irresistible treat, and you’ll be delighted at just how easy it is to prepare!
Course Dessert

Ingredients

  • 4-5 large ripe bananas sliced lengthwise
  • 2 tbsp coconut nectar or pure maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder
  • couple pinches sea salt
  • 2 tbsp non-dairy chocolate chips for finishing
  • 1 tbsp chopped raw pecans walnuts, almonds, or pumpkin seeds for nut-free (for finishing)

Instructions

  1. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and preheat oven to 450. Place bananas on the parchment. In a bowl, mix the coconut nectar or maple syrup with the cocoa powder and salt. Stir well to fully combine. Drizzle the chocolate mixture over the bananas. Bake for 8-10 minutes, until bananas are softened and caramelized. Sprinkle on chocolate chips and nuts, and serve. Serves 3-4 as a dessert.

Recipe Notes

  • Idea: Serve with a dollop of vanilla non-dairy yogurt or a scoop of “nice cream”.


  • Nutritional analysis: Per serving (1/3 of recipe): 243 calories, 3 g protein, 56 g carbohydrate, 30 g sugar, 5 g total fat, 16% calories from fat, 6 g fiber, 199 mg sodium