10 Easy Steps To Frozen Chocolate Banana Coconut Bliss

by Angela (Oh She Glows) on May 11, 2010

Hello there!

Disclaimer: By reading this post you agree not to hold me responsible for unappetizing looking photos. I really did try my best. Sometimes bananas covered in chocolate, just photograph…shall we say…slightly unappetizing?

You were warned.

However, I could not keep this recipe from you because it was just so easy and delicious!

Step 1: Grab a banana.

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The little black dress of fruit!

Step 2: Grab optional popsicle stick (see step 9).

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Step 3: Stick the optional stick into banana. If you don’t have a stick, wait patiently while your virtual friends do so. :whistle:

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Step 4: Now comes the fun part. Take 1-2 tablespoons chocolate chips and 1/2 tablespoon coconut oil. Put on a plate and melt in the microwave for 45-60 seconds, stirring well until clumps are gone.

You will have something that looks wildly delicious.

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Step 5: Take Banana and roll around in chocolate-coconut mixture. I could not find an easy way to do this, but maybe someone else can? I used my hands and got messy and just rolled it all around. I also used the spoon to scoop some chocolate over it. It wasn’t the best method, but it worked. Ideally, you would have a pot of melted chocolate to dip the bananas into, but for a single serving this worked!

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Step 6: Hot mess ensues.

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Step 7: Sprinkle it with coconut and pop it in the freezer for 2-4 hours.

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Step 8: Wait patiently.

Decide that you must leave the house.

Swim 30 lengths at the pool. Tread water for 5 minutes.

Repeat a new mantra: ‘Chocolate. Banana. Coconut. Chocolate. Banana. Coconut.’

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Step 9: Remove from freezer and take the first bite. Realize that the stick does not hold up the banana like you hoped. Toss stick and eat with hands. :biggrin:

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Step 10: Chocolate craving defeated.

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I’m off to watch Gossip Girl from last night. Have a great night!

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Samantha Angela @ Bikini Birthday May 12, 2010 at 7:10 am

Step 11: Get over the fact that the teenagers on the street corner are laughing at you because you look ridiculous eating a banana on a stick.

…oh wait, maybe that was just me.

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Brittany May 12, 2010 at 7:17 am

Hahah love the photo tutorial Angela! You should do this more often!
It looks delish btw!

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Paige (Running Around Normal) May 12, 2010 at 7:45 am

I fell in love with frozen chocolate covered bananas at Disney World a few years ago. Ever since, I’ve tried making them, but they’re always so messy! I love the little half bananas covered in dark chocolate in the freezer section of the grocery store. I forget what they’re called though…bunnies maybe? LOL can’t remember.

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Keri @ Baby Spinach Steps May 12, 2010 at 7:51 am

Holy YUM that looks tasty! Definitely going on the “to try asap” list.

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: : Christine : : May 12, 2010 at 7:51 am

” Realize that the stick does not hold up the banana like you hoped. Toss stick and eat with hands. ”

You are TOO cute, honestly.

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Niki Jackson May 12, 2010 at 8:02 am

Firstly wow! I love the new look over here, it’s the first time I’ve seen it since I usally read in google reader.

Your recipe looks so yummy, I’ll have to try it very soon! Thanks xx

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Tracey @ I'm Not Superhuman May 12, 2010 at 8:07 am

You can’t go wrong with frozen banana. But chocolate and coconut makes it a gazillion times better. YUM

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Teri May 12, 2010 at 8:25 am

Ha Love this! The way you did it made me smile! :)

Yummy!!!!!!!!!!

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ens May 12, 2010 at 9:12 am

i love chocolate and coconut! this looks delicious!

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Lauren M. May 12, 2010 at 9:13 am

Here in Southern California we claim to have the ORIGINAL frozen banana stand. I used to live right down the street and I would ride my bike to get a big one double dipped in chocolate and then rolled in rainbow sprinkles and chopped nuts.

Here’s a secret I picked up from them: They insert TWO wooden popsicle sticks into the bottom of the banana while it is still in the peel. This helps the banana keep its structure and two sticks makes a sturdy handle. They then peel the banana, freeze, and then dip into the chocolate.

Here’s a picture: http://www.papawow.com/storage/P7050060.JPG?__SQUARESPACE_CACHEVERSION=1247430005122
Oh Goodness…I wish I still lived down the street.

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Angela (Oh She Glows) May 12, 2010 at 10:51 am

Ahhhhh awesome!!!!!!! Will try this thank you!

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Carrie May 12, 2010 at 9:28 am

That looks so good. I can’t wait to make it for my kids!

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Meg May 12, 2010 at 10:25 am

this is beautiful…or shall i say “glowing”???
num num num! i want to make this NOW!

hope gossip girl was good!

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Hillary [Nutrition Nut on the Run] May 12, 2010 at 10:45 am

I can see a lot of these in my future summer!

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Living Life May 12, 2010 at 12:27 pm

I have to say your blog has totally inspired me. Towards better health and to start a blog of my own. I have used green superfoods in the past but I have to say I AM IN LOVE WITH GREEN MONSTERS. I look forward to reading your posts each day and learning new recipes. Thank you.

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Courtney @ Sweet Tooth, Sweet Life May 12, 2010 at 12:47 pm

Oh my gosh…I don’t care if looks like a “hot mess” – that thing must have tasted FABULOUS! I need to make me one of those ASAP! ;) What a perfect summer snack/dessert!

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Carly May 12, 2010 at 1:08 pm

Hi Angela…. I love frozen choc. covered banans, I made them frequently last summer, and am looking forward to it for this summer. For single servings, I use a brush (pastry, small grilling, etc.) to brush the chocolate on, it works really well!

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Katie @ Katie's Healthy Discovery May 12, 2010 at 1:10 pm

That looks like the most amazing treat. Yummy! I’m definitely trying some.

Also, I know I mentioned on twitter (@katiesHD) but I just wanted to let you know again that I love the new look of the blog. Gorgeous!

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Ana May 12, 2010 at 1:42 pm

Fun post! This is one of my son’s favorite treat! You can never go wrong with banana and chocolate, so good!
Your banana looks totally delicious!
Ana

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melmel May 12, 2010 at 2:42 pm

I noticed you eat a lot of coconut-based products…are you aware that they contain mostly saturated fats and are therefore not really good?

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Angela (Oh She Glows) May 12, 2010 at 3:28 pm

Hi Mel, Coconut has been found to have a wide range of health benefits. The sat. fat derived from natural plant based sources does not have the same neg effects as sat fat from animal sources. Hope this helps!

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Brownie May 12, 2010 at 5:19 pm

This looks so good. I love that you made it for one, I’m always looking for easy things to make small servings of. The pastry brush idea someone had above was genius.
P.S. – Keep up the good work! You are an inspiration to me as I am starting my own business here in Brooklyn…we’re not in production yet, but it’s getting close :-)

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Chelsea Mizera May 13, 2010 at 10:12 pm

So i just tried this recipe, except i didn’t have the coconut oil and i used a frozen banana, worked really well!! the frozen banana makes the chocolate harden right away so its not very messy to make and you can eat it right away!!

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Tara June 10, 2010 at 6:52 pm

These are so yummy! I freeze my bananas first, then pour melted chocolate chips on top and sprinkle coconut flakes on top. Only one side is coated but it’s a lot less messy! Love your site!

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Danielle Joy :D August 31, 2010 at 2:20 pm

Last night I made this Chocolate Banana Coconut Bliss. After having rubbed the banana in the melted chocolate I used some raisins to make chocolate covered raisins with the little leftover chocolate. After I sprinkled the coconut onto the chocolate covered banana I used the leftover coconut that had fallen of the banana to put it on the chocolate covered raisins. Now that’s what I call resourceful! :D

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Zahra February 6, 2013 at 6:41 pm

Suggestion to make mess free bananas, melt the chocolate with butter in a zip loc bag instead of a plate and insert the banana into it to cover and freeze wrapped. Or you could freeze the banana and snip off a corner of the ziploc bag after melting and drizzle chocolate on the banana quickly sprinkling with coconut, doing it on one side and then other side.

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sophia March 10, 2015 at 8:41 pm

how long should these stay good in the freezer?

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Fiona May 21, 2016 at 3:54 am

This looks fab, do you use vegan chocolate? What vegan chocolate would you recommend? Having recently gone vegan I find myself missing chocolate the most!

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Angela Liddon May 27, 2016 at 12:17 pm

Hey Fiona, I use Enjoy Life brand chocolate chips. For bar chocolate, I use Green and Blacks Organic 70%. Hope this helps!

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Tanvi September 4, 2016 at 3:09 pm

Just made these and they’re in the freezer right now, AGGGHHH dying to take them out!!!!

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