Red, White and Blueberry Banana Bread Bombs

Happy Fourth of July weekend to all! I hope everyone is having a wonderful weekend and enjoying some delicious and festive treats. In the spirit of red, white and blue, I made some scrumptious blueberry banana bread bomb pops! One pop will hit the spot and satisfy your celebratory sweet tooth. YUM. 

Red, White and Blueberry Banana Bread Bombs

Yield: 24 banana bread bombs

Ingredients:

  • 3 ripe bananas
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup wild blueberries, frozen
  • 1 (12-ounce) container white frosting
  • 2 (4-ounce) baking white chocolate bars, melted
  • 1 cup freeze-dried strawberries, crushed
  • 24 lollipop sticks or popsicle sticks

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven 350 F degrees.
  2. In a large bowl, mash bananas, sugar, and egg. Mix well.
  3. Add dry ingredients. Mix well. Fold in wild blueberries.
  4. Pour into a greased 8x8 baking dish. Bake for 40-45 minutes, or until banana bread is firm and cook throughout. Let cool.
  5. Once banana bread is cool, crumble bread into a large bowl. Add white frosting container and mix well. Shape two tablespoons of bread into balls. Place on parchment paper. Repeat until all bread is used.
  6. Place lollipop sticks half way through each ball. Place in freezer for 20-30 minutes or until balls are firm and stick stays in place.
  7. In a microwave safe bowl, melt white chocolate baking bar. With each pop, dip into chocolate and cover completely. Place dipped bombs on prepared baking sheet. 
  8. Top with crushed strawberries immediately after dipping. Repeat until all pops are covered. Refrigerate for 10-15 minutes or until chocolate has hardened and enjoy!