Choco Banana Delight

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Summer being officially in, its time for School Vacation here in India.

Vacation….sounds Music to my ears…No morning rush, no Tiffin worries and no studies-related stress. But then vacation do mean, keeping your little one, fruitfully occupied. Computer games, Television are good for justΒ  a limited period of time, though kids beg to differ on that.And it needs to be a real courageous Mother to let the kid play outdoors during afternoons, when Sun is all set (or rose to?) to make life miserable,with all its sultriness. So while mornings and evenings are good for some outdoor activities, afternoons are bound to be troublesome while handling a cranky kid, who is BORED with the so-called limited toys and games, and here parents beg to differ πŸ˜‰

Anyways to make afternoons interesting for kids, some indoor games , drawings, paintings, books etc are good options and once your baby is bored of even that….just share your kitchen space with them(but keep a great vigil on naughty ones). Cooking could be really fun and kids tend to enjoy it a lot.It could be a messy affair with many distractions, but its worth putting efforts. Do try it..let kids get involve in simple cooking procedures like kneading, rolling doughs, making shapes of tikkis, cutlets, garnishing, decorating a salad plate etc. And who knows, you might end up with having a Sous-chef in your kitchen….what say huh?

For me, I have a great foodie at my home, my little wonder, who is hell bent on pushing me out of the kitchen and rule “MY PLACE”. The seven something lad loves to roll rotis, stuffed parathas, make some Desserts, Raita etc. And today’s Choco banana recipe is what he suggested to me after watching it on Active Whizkids on …..I never knew it could be a source of Food recipes πŸ˜‰

He insisted we make it as soon as he saw some Bananas in market, and refused to budge from the kitchen until it was made. Here’s how it goes ;

Chocolate banana dessert

Choco Banana Delight

Choco Banana Delight
Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 3
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A simple dessert recipe that even your kid can assemble, almost no-cook dessert made by dunking banana pieces into chocolate and wrapped up with crumbled digestive biscuits.
  • 2 Ripe but firm bananas
  • ½ cup of melted chocolate (We used combo of Dairy milk and Hershey's )
  • 2-3 Marie or any other digestive biscuits
  • Some finely crushed walnuts, almonds etc
  • Some tooth picks
  • And some patience to tackleΒ  an over- enthusiastic and impatient kid πŸ˜‰
  1. In a double boiler, melt the chocolate.Keep the bowl with melted chocolate immersed in hot water till used. Lick some if you can't resist, go ahead, let your kid do the same(but watch out the heat)
  2. Peel and slice bananas into around 1-2 inch pieces.Your kid will be more than happy to do this.But be careful with knife.
  3. Crush the almonds/walnuts (or both) and set aside.
  4. Crush the biscuits (Ask your kid to do the honors for you) and keep these aside in a plate.
  5. Now pick each piece of banana with a toothpick, roll it in melted chocolate till it is covered with heavenly brown layer, roll it in crushed biscuits, then roll it again (lots of rolling going on..hmmmm) on the bed of crushed dry fruits. Don't worry about the mess..Moms know best how to clear it..No?.
  6. Chill the brown delights in refrigerator for some time, say about 2 hours, or even less if your little one is impatient.
  7. Let him/her enjoy his/her creation, biting those delights with the double satisfaction of licking chocolate and making Desserts, while you watch the bundle of joys, with double satisfaction of making a chocolaty dessert for them and also having spend some good time, cooking with your kid.

The Choco Banana delight goes to Srivalli’s Kid’s DelightCooking with kids” event.Thanks valli, for coming up with such a thoughtful event.

Now over to some more interesting stuff. Check out the video of this little lad of mine, who is rolling Aloo parathas on his own.I am sure you will like it. Do let him know your views about the video, as he is really really looking forward to some generous comments from you guys πŸ˜‰

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22 thoughts on “Choco Banana Delight

  1. I want know how to make Soondh,,,,, sauth ki Mithai that is made and sent before or during marriage

  2. Plz email me sauth or Sondheim ki Mithai Jo shaadi me banate hai

  3. Hi Alka,
    I am a first time visitor and totally got hooked on to your website. I absolutely love some of the sindhi cuisine staples and couldn’t be happier to have them all found here. I just made choco banana delight and my little one is thoroughly enjoying it. Thanks for sharing such wonderful recipes.

  4. mmm!!!! yummy. Pic is so tempting, feel like grabbing one str8 from the screen.

  5. Yash is really so talented Alka, I love his entries. Thank you so much for taking off to send the entries..:)

  6. Awwww, reminds me of my childhood… My mom always found healthy ways to give us desserts… This reminds me of my moms banana’s baked with brown sugar πŸ™‚

  7. These choco banana delights look so good, wish I could just take one through my screen….

  8. super cool idea.. love the combination of chocolates and nuts πŸ™‚

  9. Ummm…..looks yummmmmy….Yash is doing a great job as well!!
    Keep it up! πŸ™‚

  10. This is one healthy treat! Yash is TALENTED just like mommy πŸ˜€ Lovely treats for adults too!

  11. Your son – πŸ™‚ sounds like a cutie. This treat looks really delicious!

  12. your boy is extremely talented. at 7, he can roll out paranthas like that… and now this dessert …wow !! he is too good

  13. hi alka.
    this looks vdelicious&easy 2 make.glad ur son can help u.liked the video,looks like i have 2 take classes frm him as i (seriously)can’t roll like him.yash do keep up the good work,iam sure your mom is really proud of you.

  14. This is so nice, and looks so tempting :). I’ll try this out with my sis, she is absolutely averse to get inside the kitchen :D.

  15. These looks delish!! My eight year old son and 3 year old daughter love to make chapati balls stuffed with sugar, chocolate and what not and then want me to take pics and put it on the blog:-))

  16. Hi Alka, wow!! u do have a wonder boy in ur house [kitchen to be precise ;)] loved to see him roll perfect round paratha πŸ™‚ “touch wood”!
    god bless the lil fella and my boy will just go “bananas” πŸ˜‰ seeing these bananas.

  17. This is a great idea to get some snack ready for the kids. When they see something like a popsicle they would love to eat it.

  18. this looks so delicious,,,,

  19. wow ! sooooooo nice and easy recipe , and ur son is doing a grt job ,keep it up.

  20. Not a big fan of banana but this choco topping tempts me πŸ™‚

  21. Your little boy is a wonder Alka and he sure does have a wonderful sense of taste like this absolutely delicious dessert. His rolling the parathas makes me want to take lessons from him.

  22. Muhaaaaaaaaaa I want to have these. So so delcious looking.

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