If you’re after a healthy treat that’s fun to make with the kids these school holidays, look no further than these delicious Banana Pops!


Makes 6

  • 3 ripe but firm bananas
  • 250g 70% dark chocolate
  • 100g crushed peanuts
  • 50g desiccated coconut

You will need:

  • 6 paddle pop sticks


  1. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Cut bananas in half and insert a Popsicle stick into each half. Place bananas on baking sheet and freeze for 15 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, melt the chocolate in a microwave safe dish (stirring every 30 seconds) or in a bowl over a half full pot of simmering water. Stir until smooth.
  4. Dip each banana pop 3/4 in the chocolate, then sprinkle with crushed peanuts or desiccated coconut.
  5. Pop them back on the baking tray and freeze Banana Pops for at least 30 minutes
  6. Serve and enjoy!
  7. Store in airtight container in freezer for up to 2 weeks.