Recipe: Peanut Butter & Banana Breakfast Slice

As we leave the summer months behind and brave the cold of winter, getting out of your warm and cosy sheets to make a nutritious breakfast before work can become a tricky task. Thankfully, we’ve got you covered with this awesome Peanut Butter & Banana Breakfast Slice (modified by our Dietitians from Haute & Healthy Living).

This bad boy is easy to make on a Sunday afternoon and keeps in the fridge for 3-4 days, making it a great heat-and-go breakfast idea. What a better way to up your fibre intake!

Peanut Butter & Banana Breakfast Slice

Ingredients

  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 cups reduced-fat milk
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup natural peanut butter
  • 4 very ripe bananas

Optional Add-ins:

  • 1/4 cup maple syrup, if you prefer a sweeter baked oatmeal

Method

  • Preheat oven to 180 degrees C.
  • Grease an 8×8 inch square or 7×5 inch rectangular baking dish.
  • Combine the rolled oats, baking powder, cinnamon and salt in a large bowl.
  • Add milk, egg, vanilla, peanut butter, and maple syrup (if using). Stir to combine.
  • Mash two of the bananas and fold them into the oatmeal mixture.
  • Slice the remaining two bananas into half-centimetre slices.
  • Place half of the sliced bananas across the bottom of the prepared dish.
  • Spread half of the oatmeal mixture over the banana slices.
  • Evenly distribute the remaining banana slices over the oatmeal layer.
  • Pour the remaining oatmeal mixture over the second layer of sliced bananas and spread it around with a spoon or spatula until evenly distributed.
  • Place in oven and bake for 35-40 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.
  • To serve, top with a drizzle of peanut butter and additional banana slices if desired.

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