Banana and Three-Seed Energy Bars

Have you ever thought of making your own energy bars? These homemade energy bars will give you a fantastic boost of long-term energy, so you can enjoy them for breakfast or have one before a big night out. Here goes..

Ingredients: (makes 9)
100g butter
3tbs golden syrup
150g rolled nuts
2 large ripe bananas - sliced
100g ready-to-eat dried prunes - roughly chopped
25g pumpkin seeds
25g sunflower seeds
25g sesame seeds

  • Heat the oven to 180'C or Gas Mark 4
  • Line the base and sides of an 18 cm  square baking tin or similar with greaseproof paper.
  • Melt the butter and syrup in a large saucepan until dissolved. 
  • Remove from the heat, add the rest of the ingredients and mix well.
  • Pour the mixture into the square tin, level the surface and bake in the oven for 20-30 minutes or until golden brown (the mixture will still be very soft in the centre).
  • Leave to cool in the tin for 10 minutes, then cut into 9 squares. Leave to crisp up and and cool completely and then eat or store in an airtight container.       


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