About this recipe:Mmm, bananas with a peanut butter layer dipped in melted chocolate, then topped with nuts and chilled until frozen. Try with chopped walnuts, pecans, almonds or whatever your faves are - can't go wrong with these. Lovely treat for kids, big and small alike!
4 bananas, peeled and halved horizontally
85g peanut butter
225g plain chocolate, chopped
70g roasted peanuts, chopped
8 ice lolly sticks
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Method Prep:20min › Extra time:4hr freezing › Ready in:4hr20min
Insert 1 ice lolly stick into the cut end of each banana half. Place the bananas on a greaseproof paper-covered baking tray, and freeze until the bananas are frozen through, about 2 hours.
Remove the frozen bananas from the freezer and spread a layer of peanut butter on each banana. Place the peanut butter-covered bananas back in the freezer for 30 to 45 minutes.
Melt the chocolate in the top of a double boiler over just-barely simmering water, stirring frequently and scraping down the sides with a rubber spatula to avoid scorching.
Dip each frozen banana in the melted chocolate, spooning the chocolate over the banana to cover it completely. Roll dipped bananas in chopped peanuts and place on greaseproof paper-covered baking tray; freeze until the chocolate is firm, about 1 to 2 hours.