If you love banana cake but want a healthier option, then these banana cake bliss balls with chocolate chips are for you! Packed with healthy ingredients, these delicious balls are a perfect portable snack. Great for lunchboxes, travel and snacking. Just freeze, then grab-and-go!
Are you looking for a quick and easy sweet snack? These healthy banana bliss balls can be made in minutes. Containing chewy dates, soft banana and oats, they are free from refined sugars and nuts, which make them a perfect school treat. When you add a little maple syrup, cinnamon and vanilla, they also make a snack that will make any sweet tooth happy!
These banana cake bliss balls can also be made in bulk and stored in the freezer for convenience. And feel free to experiment with the flavours! You can add cacao or cocoa powder if you’d like more of a chocolate hit. Or peanut butter if you don’t need them to be nut free.
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- 1 small, overripe (soft) banana, mashed
- 1/3 cup banana chips, roughly chopped
- 4 tablespoons maple syrup or brown rice syrup
- 3 cups oats
- 8 medjool dates, pitted or 1/2 cup sultanas
- 1/4 tsp cinnamon, ground
- 1 tsp vanilla bean paste
- pinch of salt
- 1/4 chocolate chips
Place all of the ingredients except the chocolate chips together in a food processor and blend until the ingredients have combined and started to stick together. This may take a couple of minutes.
Stir the chocolate chips through and roll the mixture into balls.
Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 7 days, or freeze in a container for up to 3 months. Enjoy!
Some other healthy snacks you may be interested in;
- healthy blueberry quinoa cupcakes
- healthy LCM bars
- healthy choc coconut slice
- chia pudding
- no bake muesli slice
- choc mint bliss balls
- healthy fruit gummies
- healthy berry banana cookies
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