Chocolate Coconut Butter Banana Split Bites

Chocolate Coconut Butter Banana Split Bites

Note from Tiffany: This recipe is a guest post from Sarah of Real Food Outlaws. Please head over to Real Food Outlaws and check out Sarah’s blog and don’t forget to follow Real Food Oulaws on Facebook!

As a busy mom, I am always looking for recipes that my children can make with me.

We love banana splits with homemade ice cream, coconut, hot fudge, peanut butter and whipped cream!

These little banana split bites are reminiscent of a yummy banana split, minus the ice cream and whipped cream and are perfect for little hands (and mouths)! Made with organic chocolate, coconut butter and almond or peanut butter they are a wholesome treat that the whole family can enjoy.

We had an amazing time making these and an even better time eating the.

Chocolate Coconut Butter Banana Split Bites

Chocolate Coconut Butter Banana Split Bites

Ingredients:

 

Instructions:

  • Prepare coconut butter and almond or peanut butter if making them yourself.
  • Melt chocolate and 1-2 TBS of coconut butter in a small saucepan over medium heat. Stir frequently. Remove from heat and allow to cool but not harden.
  • Peel and cut bananas into fourths (about an inch for each piece) and then slice each half lengthwise.
  • Spread coconut butter on the inside of one half and almond, macadamia nut or peanut butter on the inside of the other half and push together gently.
  • Dip each banana bite into the melted chocolate-coconut butter mixture and set on a Silpat or wax paper-line cookie sheet.
  • Repeat process with each banana bite.
  • Sprinkle with unsweetened coconut flakes.
  • Place cookie sheet in freezer for 15-30 minutes until chocolate is set. Freeze longer if fully frozen banana split bites are desired.
  • Store in an airtight container in refrigerator or freezer.
Chocolate Coconut Butter Banana Split Bites
 
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Ingredients
  • 4 bananas
  • 1 cup organic soy free chocolate chips
  • A few teaspoons of almond butter, macadamia nut butter or peanut butter
  • A few teaspoons of coconut butter plus 1-2 TBS for chocolate
  • Unsweetened, raw coconut flakes
Instructions
  1. Prepare coconut butter and almond or peanut butter if making them yourself.
  2. Melt chocolate and 1-2 TBS of coconut butter in a small saucepan over medium heat. Stir frequently. Remove from heat and allow to cool but not harden.
  3. Peel and cut bananas into fourths (about an inch for each piece) and then slice each half lengthwise.
  4. Spread coconut butter on the inside of one half and almond, macadamia nut or peanut butter on the inside of the other half and push together gently.
  5. Dip each banana bite into the melted chocolate-coconut butter mixture and set on a Silpat or wax paper-line cookie sheet.
  6. Repeat process with each banana bite.
  7. Sprinkle with unsweetened coconut flakes.
  8. Place cookie sheet in freezer for 15-30 minutes until chocolate is set. Freeze longer if fully frozen banana split bites are desired.
  9. Store in an airtight container in refrigerator or freezer.

Tips: If you would like to make banana split bite sticks, place a Popsicle stick or skewer into each one prior to freezing. These would also be great with cashew butter or sunbutter! If you are allergic to nuts, add a layer of cooled , melted chocolate or caramel inside the bite with the coconut butter. Yum!

 

About Sarah

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Sarah is a crunchy, Eco-chic wife, mama to four lively children, and real food blogger at Real Food Outlaws. She is also an herbalist and owns 90210 Organics, an Eco-boutique and Apothecary. She’s a Certified Health Coach, Natural Living Consultant and Essential Oil Connoisseur. You can often find her barefoot in the garden (or kitchen), or rummaging through a refrigerator (not necessarily her own).

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About the author: Hi! I’m Tiffany – aka Coconut Mama. I’m a real food mama of three coconut babies. I’m passionate about traditional and healing foods. As a true believer in the health benefits of coconut, I use coconut products in all my recipes. You can download my free Coconut Flour Recipes E-book here. Thanks for stopping by!
5 comments… add one
  • Erin www.jonanderinstewart.com October 2, 2013, 2:22 pm

    These look so yummy!

    Reply
  • Senka September 30, 2013, 4:10 am

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  • Emily Davis September 29, 2013, 4:32 pm

    Congrats on your new baby girl. Take your time.
    Blessings,
    Emily

    Reply

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