Tropical breakfast bars on a wire rack

Tropical breakfast bars

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 40 mins


Serves 10

Wrap up these tropical breakfast bars and pack up for an on-the-go fruity breakfast that will help to fill you up. Make them with just five ingredients, plus oil from your storecupboard 

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: Per serving

  • kcal205
  • fat6g
  • saturates0.4g
  • carbs33g
  • sugars23g
  • fibre3g
  • protein4g
  • salt0.04g
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  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil, plus extra for the tin
  • 2 large, very ripe bananas



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  • 1 large egg, beaten



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  • 70g light brown soft sugar
  • 250g nutty muesli
  • 100g tropical dried fruit mix


  1. Heat the oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4. Lightly oil and line a 20cm deep square tin with baking parchment.

  2. Mash the bananas in a bowl until smooth, then stir through the oil, egg and sugar. Fold through the muesli, most of the tropical mix and a pinch of salt. Spoon the mixture into the tin and sprinkle with the remaining tropical mix. Bake for 35-40 mins, leave to cool in the tin, then turn out on to a board and slice into 10 bars. Will keep in an airtight container for four days.

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aly pally
30th Aug, 2019
I tried these. Baked them for 40mins and they are truly horrible. Not sure what I did wrong or if they are just 'not for me' but I thought I'd really enjoy them when I read the recipe. Sadly not.
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3rd Nov, 2019
I love this recipe, I make it in an effort to have less processed sugary breakfasts on the go I make this every week, and it doesn't produce waste packaging because I use beeswax wraps. I don't grease the tin just line with greaseproof paper and I reduced the sugar to 50g. I've tried lots of kinds of fruit all work nicely, just chop it fairly small. I use 200g of oats and 50g of chopped nuts that I vary but Brazil nuts are my favourite in this. I also add seeds sometimes but reduce the oats volume a bit to compensate. They cut and carry perfectly for me without falling apart.
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