Banana Sushi Rolls: A Sweet Snack Idea


Unwrap a unique and delicious treat with our Banana Sushi Rolls! These sweet snacks are a creative twist on traditional sushi, featuring ripe bananas as the star ingredient. Wrapped in a soft tortilla and coated with various delightful toppings, these sushi rolls are perfect for a fun snack, dessert, or even a playful party platter. Get ready to roll up some sweetness with this easy and versatile recipe that kids and adults will love!

Banana Sushi Rolls: A Sweet Snack Idea

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Preparation Time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes

Number of Servings and Serving Size

  • Makes about 10-12 Sushi Rolls (depending on slice thickness)
  • Serving Size: 3-4 Sushi Rolls per person


  • 2 large ripe bananas
  • 2 large soft tortillas or flatbreads
  • 4 tablespoons of nut butter (peanut, almond, or cashew)
  • Optional toppings: chopped nuts, shredded coconut, mini chocolate chips, honey drizzle, cinnamon powder

Method of Preparation

  1. Lay out the tortillas on a flat surface.
  2. Spread 2 tablespoons of nut butter evenly over each tortilla.
  3. Place a banana near the edge of each tortilla and roll it up tightly.
  4. Using a sharp knife, slice the rolled tortilla into sushi roll-sized pieces (about 2 cm thick).
  5. Arrange the banana sushi rolls on a serving plate.
  6. Add your choice of toppings: sprinkle with chopped nuts, shredded coconut, mini chocolate chips, and a drizzle of honey or a dusting of cinnamon.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Make sure the bananas are ripe but still firm to hold their shape.
  • Experiment with different spreads like hazelnut spread, cream cheese, or yogurt.
  • For a gluten-free option, use gluten-free tortillas.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  • Can I prepare banana sushi rolls in advance? They are best enjoyed fresh, as the bananas may brown and the tortilla may become soggy over time.
  • What are some alternative toppings I can use? Try using dried fruit, granola, or a drizzle of maple syrup for variety.
  • Can I make these rolls nut-free? Yes, use seed butter like sunflower butter or soy butter as an alternative.
  • How can I make these rolls vegan? Ensure the tortillas are vegan and use vegan chocolate chips or other vegan toppings.