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Baked Banana
  • 2 bananas, keep skin on
  • 30 grams dark chocolate buttons
  • 1 tablespoon chopped nuts such as almonds or macadamia
  • 2 tablespoons reduced fat plain yoghurt, to serve
  1. Preheat oven to 200º C (or 180º C in fan forced oven)
  2. Make a slit through the skin of each banana along one side – make sure you don’t cut all the way through to the other side.
  3. Stuff each banana with the chocolate buttons and nuts along the cut.
  4. Wrap in foil and place on oven tray and bake in oven for fifteen to twenty minutes. Allow to sit for five minutes before removing foil.
  5. Place the banana in its skin on serving plates with the split side facing upwards.
  6. Drizzle with yoghurt and eat the flesh of the banana.


  • Replace chocolate buttons with 2 tablespoons honey.

Storage Suggestions

Can be stored for up to 3 days in refrigerator.

Equipment List

  • Knife
  • Aluminum foil
  • Baking tray

Nutrition Information

139g Quantity per serving Quantity per 100g
Energy 936kJ 675kJ
Protein 5g 3g
Fat, total 9.8g 7g
— Saturated 4.3g 3.1g
Carbohydrate 27.9g 20.1g
— Sugars 18.7g 120.1g
Fibre 3g 0g 2g
Sodium 22.64mg 16.32mg