Are your bananas too ripe to eat on their own? No worries! Check out these delicious recipes with ripe bananas!
I buy bananas every time I walk into a grocery store it seems. Why? They’re such a versatile fruit!
The extra bananas are put to good use by using these overripe banana recipes!
There are so many easy ways to use overripe bananas. With lots of banana flavor, you can make a healthy breakfast or the perfect snack using your favorite banana recipe.
Sweet bananas give a simple recipe bulk and creaminess you don’t often find in a healthy ingredient.
Have a sweet tooth? The natural sweetness in old bananas let’s you curb your cravings without any additional sugar.
The best part about using these recipes with ripe bananas is that you can get as decadent as you’d like to as healthy as you’d like!
Once my bananas start getting brown spots, I peel my bananas and put them into a freezer bag.
Then I use them in an easy banana recipe such as:
- Of course, a popular recipe is banana bread (have you ever had chocolate banana bread or banana bread topped with cinnamon cream cheese frosting?!)
- banana muffins like banana chocolate chip or banana nut,
- banana bars or banana oatmeal cookies
- Make a delicious banana cake recipe like a hummingbird cake, banana bread crumb cake or a banana upside-down cake
- banana nut bread and banana cookies
- banana pudding or banana cream pie
- banana smoothies or a a chocolate banana smoothie make for a quick breakfast
- or make a bowl of “nice cream” using frozen bananas. Mix in peanut butter, cocoa powder, chocolate chips, maple syrup or a little brown sugar
These recipes are great for any time of day, from the perfect breakfast on a busy morning, to healthy treats or afternoon pick up or as a sweet treat in a classic dessert.
You can even replace an egg using a ripe banana, it’s so delicious in a good cookie recipe.
One of our favorite recipes is a healthy snack of cinnamon bananas – just some banana slices with a little cinnamon.