"Cocoa-Nut" Bananas

"Cocoa-Nut" Bananas

6 Reviews
From the EatingWell Kitchen

Cocoa- and coconut-crusted bananas are a treat for the whole family.

Ingredients 4 servings

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  • 4 teaspoons cocoa powder
  • 4 teaspoons toasted unsweetened coconut
  • 2 small bananas, sliced on the bias


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  1. Place cocoa and coconut on separate plates. Roll each banana slice in the cocoa, shake off the excess, then dip in the coconut.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 4 slices dipped banana
  • Per serving: 60 calories; 1 g fat(1 g sat); 2 g fiber; 13 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein; 11 mcg folate; 0 mg cholesterol; 6 g sugars; 1 g added sugars; 32 IU vitamin A; 4 mg vitamin C; 5 mg calcium; 0 mg iron; 2 mg sodium; 217 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 1
  • Exchanges: 1 fruit

Reviews 6

January 01, 2012
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By: Jen C
Have to like bittersweet chocolate taste Good if you are after sugar free. Otherwise would be improved by using a couple melted choc chips drizzled on top instead of cocoa powder :) Pros: No added sugar Cons: Cocoa powder texture takes a little getting used to
February 12, 2010
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By: MuchfoodLittletime
The coconut in the picture doesn't look toasted, but it looks yummy none the less! To Vicki Stoeckel, MN., I hope the scoop of ice cream was sugar free, because it kind of defeated the purpose otherwise... :)
December 24, 2009
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By: EatingWell User
September 01, 2009
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By: EatingWell User
I made this for my family for after dinner. The only thing I did different was that I sliced up the banana's more and put them into a bowl. Then before we eat dinner I mixed in the cocoa and the coconut so it would sit for alittle bit. I also used 3 banana's. Everyone Loved it!! The kids had theirs on a scoop of vanilla ice cream. My husband and I had it alone in a dish. My kids asked if we could have this every night! Vicki Stoeckel, MN
September 01, 2009
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By: EatingWell User
I would try some crushed walnuts on top malpal, Burbank, CA
September 01, 2009
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By: EatingWell User
So yummy & sweet & no sugar & so satisfying! Shared a banana with grandson, who loved helping to make & eat it! Shari T., Lakeland, GA
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