Banana Chocolate Pops

Kitchen Tested
  • Yield 20 servings
  • Prep 10 mins
  • Cook 0 mins

A kid-pleasing dessert that sneaks tofu in under the radar.

Banana Chocolate Pops
Mark Boughton/styling: Teresa Blackburn

A Health Barn favorite, these banana pops are coated with a mixture of tofu and chocolate that is unbelievably good. If you have any chocolate mixture left over, we guarantee you’ll eat it with a spoon. We used lollipop sticks (available at craft stores) to skewer the bananas.

Ingredients

1 (12-ounce) package firm silken light tofu, drained
1 1/2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/8 teaspoon salt
10 bananas
20 lollipop or popsicle sticks
1/2 cup chopped peanuts, optional

Instructions

  1. Add tofu to a food processor; process until smooth.
  2. Place chocolate in the top of a double boiler. Cook over simmering water until melted. (Or melt chocolate in the microwave.) Add to tofu in food processor. Add vanilla and salt; process until smooth. Pour into a 2-cup measuring cup or small deep bowl.
  3. Peel bananas, and cut in half crosswise. Place lollipop sticks into one end of each banana half. Dip bananas in chocolate mixture, twirling to coat. Place on wax paper; sprinkle with peanuts if desired.
  4. Freeze until chocolate is hard, about 1 hour.

Recipe courtesy of Health Barn USA.

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