Easy Banana Bake Slice

easy peasy

Sweet, chewy, crunchy, and truly impossible to screw up — this nutritious banana bake is as fun to prepare as it is to eat!

Preparation time Prep: 15 mins
bake 1 hour
Skill level Easy Peasy

You will need:

  • 6–8 bananas, mashed
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • ½ cup water
  • ¼ cup macadamias, roughly chopped
  • ¼ cup pistachios, roughly chopped
  • ¼ cup sesame seeds
  • ¼ cup dried cranberries
  • ¼ cup dried apricots, roughly chopped
  • ¼ cup pitted dates, roughly torn
  • 1 cup desiccated coconut
  • 1 tablespoon wattleseed
For garnish
  • Macadamias
  • Pistachios
Recipe: Lynton Tapp


  • 1Preheat the oven to 160°C.
  • 2Soak chia seeds in ½ cup water for a few minutes until they form a gel-like consistency.
  • 3In a large mixing bowl, mash the bananas with the salt until you have a coarse paste. To the mixing bowl add all remaining ingredients (including chia seed mix) and use a spatula to fold everything through.
  • 4Place contents into a lined 20cm brownie tin — you want the slice to be about 4cm in thickness. Top with some extra macadamias and pistachios and bake for 1 hour.
  • 5Remove from the oven and allow to cool in the tray before slicing up and enjoying with a nice cup of tea!
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