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Healthy Desserts

Posted by Rhianna and Prudence, Year 6 | Found in: Primary

Here are some healthy desserts for you to try on the school holidays.

Apple crumble

• 4 apples
• 1 cup of rolled oats
• 1 teaspoon of cinnamon 

Firstly you stew the apples till there soft on the inside and outside. Secondly you put the apples in little bowls and put rolled oats on them. Thirdly you put cinnamon on top and cook in the oven for 35 minutes at 180 degrees. Finally wait 5-10 minutes for the apple crumble to cool down then enjoy.


Banana bread

  • Low fat butter to grease the pan
  • 265g of self raising flour
  • 40g Plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
  • 140g of Finley packed brown sugar
  • 2 overripe medium mashed bananas
  • 2 lightly whisked eggs
  • 125ml of skim milk
  • 50g melted cooled butter


Preheat oven to 180 Celsius, then place non stick cooking paper and put the low fat butter on the paper and rub in. Put the ingredients in a bowl and combine until the dry ingredients are mixed in with the wet ingredients, then put the mixture in and flatten it till the surface is even. Bake for 40-50 mins till when you put a skewer in and it’s clean. Then you take it out and let it cool then enjoy .

Bliss balls

  • 12 medjool dates. 
  • Thermomix or food processor 
  • 1 cup almond meal
  • Square baking dish 
  • ½ cup desiccated coconut 
  • Baking paper 
  • 1/3 cup extra coconut for rolling
  • Bowl 
  • 1/3 cup coconut oil 
  • 1/3 cup cacao powder

Step 1 Place dates in medium bowl and cover with water. Stand for 30 minutes. Drain and discard seeds. If making your own almond meal, place almonds in the food processor or thermomix.
Step 2 Process dates, almond meal, shredded coconut, coconut oil and cacao powder until mixture comes together. Transfer to a bowl.
Step 3 Place remaining coconut in a shallow dish. Roll level mixture into balls or to the size you want it to be. Roll into coconut to coat
Step 4 Put baking paper in a square cooking tray. Add bliss balls in to the square baking dish then put them in the fridge for 3 to 4 hours. Then ENJOY