Nuts and bananas covered in Cinnamon and cacao butter

Nuts and bananas covered in Cinnamon and cacao butter

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Serves
2-3

These are slightly messy, but worth keeping in a container that you can have to hand at your office, or in your briefcase or handbag. You only need to devour a couple at a time to feel an instant boost. If you’re making these for your kids, make sure to have plenty of napkins to wipe those cinnamon and chocolate fingers!

Ingredients

Quantity Ingredient
170g mixed nuts, such as brazil nuts, walnuts, almonds and cashews
50g cacao butter
3 tablespoons cacao powder
2 tablespoons raw honey
2 bananas, cut into 2cm rounds
3-4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
baking tray lined with parchment paper

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 150°C and spread the nuts out on a baking tray. Toast in the preheated oven for 15–20 minutes. Remove from the oven and leave to cool completely.
  2. Meanwhile, melt the cacao butter in a saucepan. Once melted, mix in the cacao powder and honey and stir until fully dissolved. Remove from the heat and transfer the sauce to a mixing bowl.
  3. Dip the nuts and banana slices into the melted chocolate, a couple at a time. Place the chocolate-covered nuts and bananas on the prepared baking tray and place in the fridge for the chocolate to set.
  4. Once set, put the cinnamon in a plastic bag, add the nuts and bananas, a few at a time, and gently shake until they are thoroughly coated in cinnamon.
  5. Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days, or freeze for up to 1 month.

Note

  • Cacao butter is A great ingredient to use to make a healthy and delicious chocolate sauce in minutes. it’s one of nature’s superfoods, with fantastic antioxidant properties.
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