Oven Baked Banana Boats

Posted on June 3, 2014
Hey Everybody! I have the perfect summertime sweet treat to share with you today! These banana boats are a comfort dessert at its best – they are ooey-gooey and oh so messy, but utterly delicious! Although this might be a classic campfire treat, the good news is that if you live in a condo like we do and can’t exactly have a bonfire on your balcony, you can still make these in your oven in just a couple of minutes! All you need are some bananas, and whatever fillings you want! I stuffed these with dark chocolate, almonds and mini marshmallows and which was so good, but you could use whatever you have on hand, or whatever your favorite nuts, chocolates or candies are!
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OVEN BAKED BANANA BOATS
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YOU WILL NEED
Bananas
Chocolate chips or chunks
Chopped nuts
Mini marshmallows
Nutella or peanut butter
… and any other delicious fillings you can think of!
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DIRECTIONS
Preheat your oven to 350 deg F. Cut a slit in the bananas lengthwise, making sure you don’t cut through the peel on the bottom. Gently pull the sides apart and fill the inside of the banana with whatever fillings you choose! I used dark chocolate, almonds and mini marshmallows here. Next, wrap the whole bananas in aluminum foil and place them on a baking sheet. Bake for 10 – 15 minutes, or until the filling has melted. I uncovered the top at that point and placed the bananas under the broiler for a minute to toast the marshmallows. Let cool for a couple of minutes before eating. And if you’re feeling extra indulgent, top with whipped cream, chocolate sprinkles or ice-cream for extra sweet goodness!
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For another fun summer sweet treat, check out THESE Summery S’mores Treats!
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Happy Baking, Everyone!
I will be linking to THESE wonderful blogs!

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20 Comments

  • Reply Leslie June 3, 2014 at 10:34 pm

    Ohhhh, these look scrumptious!

    • Reply Maria June 5, 2014 at 12:07 pm

      Thanks, Leslie! They are so good stuffed with all those goodies! Hope you’ve had a good start to your summer! 🙂

  • Reply Jamie @ Domestically Vintage June 4, 2014 at 7:52 am

    YUMMO! I love this idea. Pinning this and cannot wait to try sometime soon. Have a wonderful day! ~ Jamie

    • Reply Maria June 5, 2014 at 12:06 pm

      Thanks, Jamie! Hope you love these too!

  • Reply Scarlett @Scarletts Excellent Adventures June 4, 2014 at 9:19 pm

    My mom used to make these in the oven when we were kids. They were such a treat! Pinning!

    • Reply Maria June 5, 2014 at 12:06 pm

      They really are a great treat!! Especially stuffed with all those goodies! 🙂 Thanks for stopping by!

  • Reply Cathy McInnes June 5, 2014 at 2:00 pm

    What a cool, creative delicious idea! Pinned and absolutely looking forward to making!
    Cathy

    • Reply Maria June 9, 2014 at 9:35 am

      Thanks, Cathy! They are so good, perfect for the summertime, or any other time of year! 🙂

  • Reply robin lorraine williamson June 5, 2014 at 10:14 pm

    love banana’s will definitely have to try they look so yummy have a great weekend.

    • Reply Maria June 9, 2014 at 9:36 am

      Thanks so much, hope you love these! Have a great week! 🙂

  • Reply Rachael Yerkes June 6, 2014 at 12:34 am

    Yum, can’t wait to make these this summer. I wonder if they would work in our fire pit? I think my kids would get a kick out of making them during a backyard campout. Pinned, soon following on Twitter. Would love a follow back!

    • Reply Maria June 9, 2014 at 9:39 am

      These would be perfect for a backyard campout! Hope you love these!! Thanks for stopping by, have a great week! 🙂

  • Reply Beth Adams June 7, 2014 at 8:52 am

    This looks awesome! I love all things banana.
    WIccanMakeSometoo

    • Reply Maria June 9, 2014 at 9:39 am

      Thanks so much, Beth!

  • Reply Zoe Byrd June 8, 2014 at 8:48 pm

    Im making both of those! You have to love them both for ease and the smores take no baking! LOVE that!

    • Reply Maria June 9, 2014 at 9:40 am

      Hope you love both the recipes, Zoe! 🙂

  • Reply Our Pinteresting Family June 9, 2014 at 9:58 am

    These look fantastic!

  • Reply Nici @ Posed Perfection June 9, 2014 at 10:20 pm

    These sound so yummy! I bet you could throw them on the grill for a little while as an alternative. Thanks for sharing at my Creative Ways Link Party! Hope you have a great week!
    Blessings,
    Nici

  • Reply The Bold Abode June 11, 2014 at 7:50 am

    Hi Maria! I just wanted to let you know that I LOVE your Oven Baked Banana Boats, and I’m featuring you as one of my Rockstars this week from Creativity Unleashed!

    As a Rockstar you’re in the running for this week’s MEGA Rockstar! Grab your friends and come vote at http://www.theboldabode.com/2014/06/creativity-unleashed-rockstars-week-23.html

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    1. Shout outs on all my social media houses.
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    4. And a feature in my weekly newsletter!

    Congratulations and Good Luck!!!

  • Reply Cathy Trochelman June 13, 2014 at 10:20 pm

    I’ve been hooked on banana boats lately…..such a delicious, healthy dessert option! These look fabulous!

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