MUGCAKE OF BANANA, COCOA AND OATS
Desserts from Chile
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Energy balls are a very easy to prepare, very nutritious and healthy option. It is an ideal snack since you can take them wherever you want. They are very satiating and provide a lot of energy perfect for those who perform physical activity.
Grind the banana with a fork until it forms a puree.
Hydrate the dates (boned) in warm water for 10 minutes.
Process the oats into a flour. Once ready, add the dates, cocoa, vanilla, cinnamon, banana puree and process again to form a consistent dough.
When the dough is ready, you can form the balls. Take small portions of the dough and start to form the balls with your hands.
Approximately between 18 to 20 balls, the amount will depend on the portions that you use.
When you finish making the balls, to decorate you can bathe the balls in grated coconut, chopped nuts, sesame seeds or another ingredient of your choice.
Finally, if you wish, you can leave the little balls in the refrigerator to keep them firm.