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Banana Dippers

Preparation: 5 mins

Cooking: mins

Serves 4, costs under £1.00

Ingredients

  • 4 Small bunch Bananas (320g)
  • 2 Tablespoons Peanut butter (80g)
  • 2 Tablespoons Bran Flakes (16g)
  • 2 Tablespoons Corn Flakes (12g)
  • 1 Tablespoon Dried Mixed Fruit (30g)
  • 1 Tablespoon Chopped nuts (30g)

Allergy Disclaimer

Always check the label of each ingredient for allergy warnings.

Method

 

1. Using the back of a spoon, crush the corn flakes and branflakes on separate plates. Place raisins and nuts on spearate plates

2. Peel the bananas and slice each one into three pieces. Using a knife, spread peanut butter on one end of each piece of banana.

3. Dip each piece of banana in the crushed cereal, fruit or nuts then serve.

 

 

Nutritional Information


Per 100g
Per 122g serving (% ref. intake)

Energy Kcals
236.00
288.00 (14.00%)
Energy Kj
991.00
1209.00 (14.00%)
Protein
6.60g
8.10g
Total Fat
12.10g
14.80g (21.00%)
Saturated Fat
2.70g
3.30g (16.00%)
Carbohydrates
26.60g
32.50g
Total Sugars
20.30g
24.80g (28.00%)
NSP Fibre
2.60g
3.20g
Sodium
131.00g
160.00g
Salt
0.30g
0.40g (6.00%)

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