Baked Banana With Cinnamon & Honey (Low Fat / Healthy)

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 15 mins

I love banana's but can't stand to eat them when they're over-ripe so I always end up binning some. In a bid to cut down on wastage I now eat this delicious baked (or you could BBQ it) banana combo for my breakfast. I like it so much now that it's gone from being a recipe I use to get rid of my over-ripe banana's to being my standard week-day breakfast! It's so versatile... great on it's own, over porridge or weetabix, on toast, with yogurt, or over ice cream... Mmmmmmm!


  1. Pre-heat the oven to 200c (or get your BBQ nice and ready if you're BBQing).
  2. Either slice the banana up into bite-sized pieces or cut it in half lengthways if you're looking for a smarter presentation or are having an ice cream banana split.
  3. Place the banana on an over-sized square of tin foil and sprinkle with cinnamon (to taste).
  4. Drizzle 2tsp of honey evenly over the banana and gather up the corners of the foil to create a little banana parcel.
  5. Place the parcel in the oven (or on the barbie) and bake for approximately 15mins.
  6. NB. Baking time depends on how you prefer your bananas - the more you bake, the more soft and gooey they get and the more the honey caramelises onto them. Personally I don't like mine too over-baked as I prefer the banana to still be a bit hard and the honey to be liquid.
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I think I'm addicted to this! I've made it twice in the past two days - once I made it with honey and cinnamon and served it with a little whipped cream and then I made it again with cinnamon and dulce de leche (which is like caramel for anyone not lucky enough to have experienced it!) and again with whipped cream. I think I made some chopped nuts next time too. I baked it at 400F for 15 minutes and it came out perfect! Its very filling and satisfies any sweet cravings you may have while still being healthy - thanks for posting!

TexasHurricane June 07, 2007

I loved this BUT my banana's turned black during cooking. What do you think could have caused this? Not that it bothered ME but I wouldn't serve it that way to family or friends. Ripeness of bananas?

Sam W. January 27, 2015

Mine came out pretty good. Flavor was ok but bananas were mush.

bakedapple42 January 23, 2015