Are the bananas you just purchased recently already looking soft, brown, and overrripe? Peel away your frustration and make something new and tasty with them! You can do so much with overripe fruit – and you don’t have to bake yet another loaf of banana bread. Read our roundup of 15 fun suggestions and recipes now.
Do you love using bananas in smoothies, quick breads, muffins, and more? If you want to always have a stash at the ready to use in your favorite recipes, you need to learn how to freeze them properly. We’ll lend you a hand with prepping, storing, thawing, and using this sweet fruit. Read more to get the full tutorial.
This blended concoction proves that it really is easy being green. Velvety avocado, tart kiwi, and tender baby spinach bring bright color to this smoothie. Strawberries and banana round out the sweetness, while almond milk keeps the drink dairy-free. Read on to add this recipe to your collection of frothy favorites.
Start off the day with a slice of the best banana bread with cinnamon streusel topping. The moist, flavorful loaf is topped with a crunchy spiced mixture that brings a little extra sweetness and flair to the classic recipe. It’s an easy way to use up those ripe bananas sitting in your pantry. Get the recipe on Foodal.
This is the only gluten-free banana bread recipe you will ever need. It’s extra moist and incredibly easy to make. The texture comes out perfectly each time, and you get the delicious, classic flavor you know and love with this gluten-free baked treat. This version is sure to become your new go-to. Get the recipe now.
This is hands down the best chocolate chip banana cake you will ever eat. It’s soft, moist, rich, and studded with chocolate. You get a double dose of the ripe fruit in the cake and in the cocoa frosting, and the texture of this treat is like a cross between banana bread, cake, and a cookie. Get the recipe now.
Sourdough banana bread French toast is exactly what it sounds like. It’s the most tasty breakfast made from any leftover banana bread you might have lying around. Served with fresh fruit, homemade whipped cream, and maple syrup, it’s a dish that you’ll want to make over and over again. Get the recipe now.
The classic recipe gets a tangy twist with this sourdough banana nut bread. Without being too sweet, this is a healthy snack with a tasty streusel topping that’s simply irresistible. It’s a fantastic way to use up discarded starter without being so wasteful, and it doesn’t even need time to rise. Get the recipe now.
There are endless layers of fun in this easy homemade chocolate trifle. This dessert is filled with moist cake, creamy pudding, slices of fresh banana, and airy whipped cream. It’s a dream to prepare, and even easier to eat! You can even make it a few hours ahead of time for a party. Get the recipe now.
Naturally sweetened with banana and honey, who says you can’t have chocolate for breakfast? Perfect for a light meal or a healthier dessert, this gut-healthy chocolate kefir smoothie is as creamy as it is nutritious. All you need are four ingredients and a blender! Get this rich and luxurious smoothie recipe now.
You can never have too many quick bread recipes, especially with our homemade chocolate chip banana bread. The sweetness is subtle, which makes it perfect for breakfast, dessert, and as a snack. Ready to enjoy a big slice, with all those tasty bites of chocolate? Learn how to make this cake-like treat now.
When you have a brunch party to plan, cereal just won’t cut it. Prep ahead with this overnight waffle batter and let the yeast do its thing. Add a tangy touch of sour cream and some sweet mashed bananas,, and you’ll be the belle of the breakfast ball. Break out the iron! This recipe is bananas. Read more now.