Banana and Honey Oat Squares

Banana and Honey Oat Squares
Banana and Honey Oat Squares

Makes about 16 squares

140g/5oz butter
140/5oz honey
85g/3oz soft light brown sugar
50g/2oz raisins or sultanas
340g/12oz rolled oats
1⁄2 tsp baking powder
1⁄2 tsp ground ginger
1⁄2 tsp ground cinnamon
2 medium bananas – peeled and mashed


  1. Set the oven to 180C/350F/Gas4
  2. Melt the butter, sugar and honey together over a low heat. Add the mashed bananas.
  3. Mix the oats, dried fruit, baking powder and spices together.
  4. Combine the butter mixture with the oat mixture and mix well.
  5. Spoon in to a greased tin approx. 23x23cm/9×9”, level with the back of a spoon.
  6. Bake for 20-25min, or until the top is golden brown.
  7. Remove from the oven, cool for 10 min, then cut into squares. Allow to continue cooling in the tin until completely cold.

Jenny Thomson