Baked Bananas


Bananas tend to be well-tolerated by many GPers. If you're tired of banana smoothies, give this recipe a try instead.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
4 servings


  • cooking spray

  • 4 firm bananas, peeled and halved lengthwise

  • ¼ cup maple syrup (Optional)

  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon

  • 1 (1 inch) piece fresh ginger, grated

  • 1 ½ teaspoons ground nutmeg


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Spray a baking dish with cooking spray.

  2. Arrange banana halves in the prepared baking dish. Drizzle maple syrup over bananas and top with cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg. Cover dish with aluminum foil.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven until heated through, 10 to 15 minutes.

Cook's Notes:

Substitute 1/8 teaspoon dried ginger for the fresh ginger, if desired.

Mash or puree cooked bananas, if desired.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

168 Calories
1g Fat
42g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 168
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 2%
Sodium 4mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 42g 15%
Dietary Fiber 4g 15%
Total Sugars 27g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 10mg 52%
Calcium 39mg 3%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 480mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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