Bananas dipped in rich, dark chocolate are a delicious treat that will have your taste buds dancing. They are perfect for a snack or dessert, and are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth. Here is a chocolate dipped frozen bananas Recipe that will be easy to follow and perfect for any occasion. Happy cooking!
Bananas are one of the foods that are loved by everyone, including kids. Whether you're trying to satisfy their sweet tooth or add some healthy fats to their diets, this chocolate dipped frozen bananas recipe is a great option. It's simple to make, and it's sure to please! What you'll need for this recipe are frozen bananas, chocolate chips, and a spoon. Simply follow these instructions to create a delicious dessert that your whole family will love. Enjoy!
David and I spent the past two weeks in Hawaii, exploring the islands of Maui and Kauai in a Jeep Wrangler, full top down, and an actual map in hand. Some highlights include: Horse back riding into Haleakala National Park’s vast crater above the clouds, swimming in Queen’s Bath— a natural pool carved out of lava shelf— on the north shore of Kauai, hiking along the lush Kalalau mountain trail and picnicking at the beautiful Hanakapi`ai beach located on Kauai’s Nāpali Coast. We found natural treasures everywhere we ventured, and dozens of cafes, restaurants and farmer’s markets along the way. Our last day in Kauai we found ourselves at a farmer’s market outside the parking lot of Kmart, of all places, but don’t get the wrong idea…most of Kauai is an untouched eco oasis, but there is a Kmart and Walmart on the east side of the island).
There, among all of the veggie and tropical fresh fruit stands, we discovered a woman selling chocolate dipped frozen bananas with crushed macadamia nuts on the outside. They were so delicious that we even considered trying to sneak a few through airport security for the plane ride home! Reporting back to friends and family about the food in Hawaii, David and I agreed that these frozen treats were among our favorite Hawaiian eats. Back home, I decided to make my own version, with peanuts I had on hand and regular bananas instead of the Hawaiian apple bananas. If you are not a fan of nuts, feel free to top with some good sea salt, shaved coconut, mini white chocolate or butterscotch chips or even some crushed up sweet cereal. Enjoy!
Chocolate Dipped Frozen Bananas Recipe
1. Line a small pan with waxed paper.
2. Grind up the nuts in a clean coffee grinder or food processor.
3. Melt the chocolate chips in a bowl over a saucepan of boiling water. Stir the chips until melted and creamy.
4. Peel one banana and cut off the tip. Insert a Popsicle stick (or leftover chopstick) into the cut end of the banana and gently push the stick halfway in.
5. Dip the banana in the melted chocolate and roll it around until completely coated.
6. Roll the dipped banana in the chopped peanuts or feel free to use a spoon to sprinkle them on.
7. Repeat with the second banana and arrange both on the lined pan.
8. Place the pan in the freezer for about 1 hour, or until the chocolate has hardened and the banana is frozen. Store in the freezer until ready to serve.
Okay! That’s all for now. We hope you enjoyed reading this chocolate dipped frozen bananas recipe as much as we did. Try it and share your experience in the comments section. As always, keep trying new recipes that you think could get featured one day!
Frequently Asked Questions
How long can you keep chocolate covered bananas?
Although it's preferable to eat these chocolate-covered bananas the same day they're made, they can be stored in the freezer for up to three days. They actually start to become a little strange after that. So finish off these bite-sized chocolate-covered bananas soon!
What happens when you blend frozen bananas?
A frozen banana that has been whirled up in a blender or food processor until smooth and creamy will resemble custard ice cream.
What is the benefit of frozen banana?
Bananas' only limited shelf life is a negative, but flash freezing has been shown to preserve all nutrients while keeping the fruit fresh. Bananas include important vitamins and minerals such potassium, vitamin B6, vitamin C, magnesium, copper, and manganese.