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Banana + peanut butter = heaven

dessertLook at them! Aren’t they just pretty? I know I sound like a proud mother, but I was really over the moon when I gave birth to these babies, bananas wrapped up in a smooth peanut butter glaze, topped with crunchy peanuts & cocoa nibs. Pure heaven!

I don’t know about you, but to me a combination of peanut butter and banana is just fabulous and one of the things I could never say no to. Like, a long time ago, before I knew better ;-) I used to love peanut butter sandwich topped with banana, heck I even used to eat peanut butter straight from the jar! I still love peanuts, although some raw foodies consider it a controversial topic, however, I listen to my body and if it wants peanuts, I give in. Easy! The other day I spotted these small bananas in a store, they were on a special offer and I immediately thought of peanuts. Peanuts and bananas, I thought, sounds like heaven to me!

I bought them, brought them home and checked what I had in my pantry. We’ve all seen bananas covered in chocolate, but I wanted to create something original. So, with peanut butter, coconut oil and agave + some crushed peanuts and cocoa nibs that I found, I came up with these beauties. You can make them real fast and real easy. So, let’s get to work!

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 Banana & peanut butter heaven

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recipe

preparation 15-20  minutes difficulty2

Ingredients:

5 mini bananas or several large ones

couple of handful roughly chopped peanuts

handful cocoa nibs

For the glaze:

2 Tablespoons peanut butter (home made would be best)

2 Tablespoon liquid sweetner of your preference (maple, agave etc)

1 Tablespoon cocnut oil, melted

Tools:

chopping board

Instructions:

Make the glaze first: mix together the peanut butter, sweetner and coconut oil till glossy and runny. Peel your bananas and place one by one in the mixture-turne them around, making sure they are evenly coated. Place them on a tray lined with greasproof paper or silicone mat and cover them with chopped peanuts. Press them in a little bit so they will hold together better. I covered some of mine totally and only in peanjuts and for the others, I mixed peanuts with cocoa nibs.  Place into freezer to set hard for at least half an hour. Devour! Non nom. Keeps in the freezer well, in a sealed container-remove about 10 minutes prior to eating.

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Discussion (3)

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