Frozen Grape and Banana Skewers with Chocolate Drizzle

Frozen Grape and Banana Skewers with Chocolate Drizzle
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Frozen Grape and Banana Skewers with Chocolate Drizzle
California Table Grapes Commission

Frozen Grape and Banana Skewers with Chocolate Drizzle

It doesn't get any easier (or more fun) than these fruity, chocolaty frozen treats on a stick. They're great as an after-school snack for the kids, or anytime you've got a large group of people to feed. Make sure to use firm-ripe bananas for this recipe.

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4
Servings
13
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2 firm-ripe bananas, peeled
  • 2 Tablespoons orange juice
  • 16 red grapes
  • 16 green grapes
  • 1 1/2 Ounce 60- to 70-percent dark chocolate, chopped finely

Directions

Line a baking sheet with waxed paper. Cut the banana into ½-inch-thick rounds. Place in a small bowl and toss gently with the orange juice. Skewer the fruit onto eight 10-inch wooden skewers, alternating 2 grapes for each piece of banana, and place the fruit skewers onto the baking sheet.

Place the chocolate in a small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave for 1 minute, then stir well, and microwave another 10 seconds if necessary to melt the chocolate. Using a spoon, drizzle the melted chocolate onto the fruit skewers.

Place the tray in the freezer for at least 2 hours. Once frozen, skewers may be transferred to a sealable plastic bag where they will keep in the freezer for up to a week. Allow to soften at room temperature for 5 minutes before eating.

Nutritional Facts

Sugar
1g
1%
Carbohydrate, by difference
2g
2%
Vitamin A, RAE
17µg
2%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
5mg
7%
Vitamin E, added
1mg
7%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
2µg
2%
Calcium, Ca
14mg
1%
Choline, total
1mg
0%
Folate, total
6µg
2%
Magnesium, Mg
5mg
2%
Manganese, Mn
2mg
100%
Phosphorus, P
14mg
2%
Selenium, Se
1µg
2%
Sodium, Na
7mg
0%
Water
15g
1%

Grape Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Grape Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.