Choc Banana Breakfast Bars

Well, breakfast, or any time you need a filling snack to fuel you well!

These are a twist on my Banana Oat Biscuits. Super easy to make from stuff I always have in my pantry and quick enough that you can have a batch knocked up for breakfast in 5 minutes!

The fibre, great fats and protein help to boost your energy levels and keep you full for a while and the cinnamon in the mixed spice is useful for stabilising blood sugar levels … what’s not to love?!

See below the recipe for a Coeliac version and a few extras.

  • 2 large bananas, very ripe
  • 3 cups rolled oats
  • 1 tsp mixed spice
  • 1 heaped tbsp sunflower seed butter (or other nut butter)
  • 1tbsp cocoa
  • 1tbsp honey/maple syrup
  • 2tbsp almond meal
  • 3 tbsp milk of choice (unsweetened almond is great here)
  • 3 tbsp aquafaba OR 1 whole egg
  • Pinch salt flakes

In your blender/processor/bullet/thermal cooker add the bananas, milk, aquafaba, honey and seed butter until smooth. (Speed 3 working up to speed 5 for 15 seconds).

In a large bowl use a whisk to mix together the remaining dry ingredients.

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Pour the wet mix into the dry and fold together until well combined.

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If using your blender or thermal cooker or processor to combine the two mixes use a low speed, so that you don’t shred the oats.

Place into a lined baking dish (mine is 25cm x 18cm), smooth and press down firmly.

Place into a preheated moderate oven for 20 minutes.

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Allow to cool before slicing. Makes about 12 bars.

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Store in an airtight container in the fridge or even in the freezer.

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Extra Options:

To make these coeliac friendly use 2 cups puffed rice and 1 cup rolled quinoa in place of the oats.

For nut free use a seed meal OR replace with 2 tbsp of wholemeal flour

For a sweeter option you could mix through some chopped dried fruit (dates or sultanas are my favourite but cranberries or apple work too)

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This little dude takes aaaages to get going in the morning so breakfast is often ‘on the go’ for him – these are perfect!

Enjoy 🙂

2 thoughts on “Choc Banana Breakfast Bars

    1. go with some ground cinnamon 🙂 And yes, it is sticky before cooked but you can hold it like a normal bar after cooking.

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