Chocolate · Dessert · Recipes

frozen banana balls of joy

Aren’t they fabulous?  They’re frozen chocolate covered banana bites, sprinkled with a little walnut and toasted coconut love.  I found the recipe on and tweaked it a bit.  

Chocolate-Dipped Frozen Banana Bites

  • 2 – 3.5 ounce dark bittersweet chocolate bars (I used Valrhona)
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 3 bananas, cut into 3/4″ slices
  • toasted coconut
  • crushed walnuts, or any nut, cookie, candy sprinkles or candy bar


Melt the chocolate and butter.  Carefully.  Use the lowest possible heat, and don’t walk away.  The chocolate just needs to melt.  It should barely be warm, not hot.


Dip ’em.  I used my fondue fork to dip the banana slices into the chocolate.

Add the crunchy exterior.  Or not.  I did leave a few just dipped in chocolate.

Freeze ’em.

And so it begins.  We’ve ordered our wood-burning pizza oven plans, and moved all of Chik’s left over pizza oven supplies from his house to ours.

6 thoughts on “frozen banana balls of joy

  1. Balls of joy…ohhh boy! Love the bite size option…I feel almost x rated right now! Seriously..regarding the pizza oven..woohoo!

  2. These sound awesome! I love your blog and all the goodies in it! I love your doggies as well. Pugs are hilarious and so fun. To funny about your Mom and how your cooking skills came about.

    On a side not we are the company Carpet Cleaning Orange County that came out to clean your micro fiber sectional and tile & grout in the kitchen today. I hope your thrilled with everything and let me say that Guy is a great Guy! hahahaha

    Have a awesome weekend and keep on cooking!

    1. Hi Bill! Thanks for your kind words! You did an amazing job! The kitchen grout and tile looks so awesome! And the couch looks brand new! Thrilled, yes. Mad love is more like it. Thanks a million!!!!

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