Spiced Orange Banana Balls

Knowing I have a stash of bliss balls in the freezer is the perfect way to keep my sweet tooth at bay, and avoid ripping into a block of chocolate!
These wholesome spiced orange banana balls are delicious and chewy straight from the freezer and they're perfect size to pop into a lunchbox. The simple recipe is best made with a high-speed blender, so you get a wonderful fudge like texture. 

gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free, egg-free, refined sugar-free, nut-free 

10 dried bananas, chopped into quarters - approx. 1 cup once chopped 
6 medium dates, stones removed - approx. 1/2 cup once chopped 
1 cup desiccated coconut, plus 1/4 cup to garnish 
2 tbsp good quality coconut oil
1 medium orange, rind removed and juiced 
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp ground nutmeg 

Soak prepared bananas and dates in boiling water for around 10 minutes, to soften. Drain.
Place all ingredients in a high speed blender and pulse until dried fruit has pureed and everything is well combined.
Take heaped teaspoons of the mixture and roll into balls. Place onto a plate. Repeat.
Sprinkle the plate with remaining desiccated coconut and shake around until well coated.
Transfer balls into an airtight container and keep in the fridge, or freezer.
Makes approx. 20 balls.


  • Posted by Leah on

    Hi there,
    Do you dry your banana yourself? Just trying to figure out how to suss the quartered dried bananas, as my only experience with dry banana is the banana chips in the supermarket!! :)

  • Posted by Carolyn on

    Same question as Leah above .. Dried bananas has me baffled .. all I know are the dried banana chips !! :-)
    thanks look forward to hearing from you as I would love to give this recipe a whirl.

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