Banana and chocolate energy bars

Yummy healthy snacking on these energy loaded bars.
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Recipe from: 3 March 2014
Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 25 min


  • 2
    small ripe bananas - mashed
  • 120
    low fat yogurt
  • 2
    medium free range eggs - beaten
  • 50
    clear honey
  • 100
    dates - chopped
  • 50
    natural wheatgerm
  • 100
    Duchy Originals from Waitrose organic stoneground wholemeal plain flour
  • 1
    baking powder
  • 250
    rolled oats
  • 3
    sunflower seeds
  • 75
    dark chocolate - chopped
Servings: Change Serving


Preheat the oven to 200°C.

Line a 23 x 32cm baking tin with baking paper.

Mix together the bananas and yoghurt, then stir in the eggs and honey until well blended.

Add the dates, wheatgerm, flour, baking powder and rolled oats and stir together well. Fold in the sunflower seeds and chopped chocolate.

Spread the mixture into the prepared tin and bake for 25 minutes until nicely browned and cooked through. Cut in half lengthways, then cut into bars.

Leave to cool completely on a wire rack.


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