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Jar of overnight oats, garnished with some peanuts and banana slices.
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Peanut Butter Banana Overnight Oats

Peanut Butter Banana Overnight Oats are the best start to your day - creamy, delicious and nutritious! Mashed banana and peanut butter are the ultimate flavour combination, and you'll love it in these easy overnight oats. Just a few minutes of preparation time before bed is needed and these oats will be ready for you to enjoy in the morning!
Course Breakfast
Cuisine International
Prep Time 5 minutes
Chill Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 5 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories 485kcal
Author Alexandra

Ingredients

For the Overnight Oats:

  • 1 large banana - ripe See Note 1
  • ¼ cup peanut butter See Note 2
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1 cup (80 g) old fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 ¼ cup (300 ml) milk - I use almond or oat See Note 3
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds See Note 4

Toppings (optional):

  • Greek yoghurt or coconut yoghurt
  • peanuts - roughly chopped
  • coconut flakes and banana - freshly sliced when serving

Instructions

  • In a medium-size bowl, mash the banana.
  • Add the peanut butter and maple syrup to the banana and mix until well combined.
  • Add the milk, oats and chia seeds and stir to combine.
  • Cover the bowl with clingwrap, or divide the mixture into two glasses or mason jars and cover. Refrigerate for 6 hours or overnight.
  • Serve with toppings of your choice and additional milk if the mixture is too thick.

Notes

  1. Banana: for the best flavour and sweetness, make sure your banana is ripe. 
  2. Peanut Butter: use smooth or crunchy - whatever you prefer. 
  3. Milk: use milk of your choice. I use almond or oat milk. Add more milk when serving if you prefer a thinner texture.
  4. Tablespoon: we use a standard Australian tablespoon which is 20 ml (4 teaspoons).
  5. Toppings: the toppings are optional (and are not included in the nutritional information). Use toppings of your liking - see suggestions above.

Nutrition

Calories: 485kcal | Carbohydrates: 60g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 7g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Trans Fat: 0.01g | Sodium: 346mg | Potassium: 619mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 18g | Calcium: 277mg | Iron: 3mg