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Using up bananas without making banana bread

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Roseberrry Sat 20-Feb-16 13:02:08

We always have ripe bananas but I'm sick of banana bread, what else could I do?

Snozberry Sat 20-Feb-16 13:05:16

Banana pancakes - mash one whole banana, whisk in two eggs. Dollop into a frying pan on a medium heat. These freeze so you can make loads.

Banana ice cream - freeze bananas then whizz in a blender. Add chocolate chips.

MrsLeighHalfpenny Sat 20-Feb-16 13:05:43

I use them in a crumble with other fruit, like apricots or blackberries.

Or mash them up in a bowl and a drop of cream and some sugar and eat - yum!

MrsLeighHalfpenny Sat 20-Feb-16 13:06:35

Or banana fritters. Slice, dip in batter and fry. Sprinkle with sugar and eat.

MrsLeighHalfpenny Sat 20-Feb-16 13:07:32

Or cook them in their skins on the BBQ.

Solasum Sat 20-Feb-16 13:09:29

Mumsnet Banana muffins

ItsMyFuckingWedding Sat 20-Feb-16 13:14:11


almostthirty Sat 20-Feb-16 13:15:32

Chocolate and banana muffins are amazing .

fruitpastille Sat 20-Feb-16 13:16:24

Banoffee pie

scandichick Sat 20-Feb-16 13:17:09

Cut them open like a boat (crap explanation but can't think of a better one), stuff with chocolate and bung in the oven , or wrap in tinfoil and put into the fire if you have one.

VertigoNun Sat 20-Feb-16 13:20:08

How do you make the ice cream?

WanderingTrolley1 Sat 20-Feb-16 13:23:05

Make a smoothie!

Banana, a little ice cream and milk, some chopped nuts, a dash of vanilla essence, et voila!

Allalonenow Sat 20-Feb-16 13:25:46

Banana sandwiches for tea?

Or make banana sandwich with brioche, fry till golden, serve with a sprinkle of icing sugar for a cheap quick pudding for children.

Make Bananas Foster (needs vanilla icecream)

Bananas in custard, for a retro pudding [smie]

Serve sliced with lime as a curry side dish.

Allalonenow Sat 20-Feb-16 13:27:48

Add some Baileys to that smoothie for a real treat grin

FoxFeatures Sat 20-Feb-16 13:28:53

Baked banana is lovely. Wrap with some butter and sugar in foil.

Tiredbadger Sat 20-Feb-16 13:29:56

Banana flapjack is good smile

Snozberry Sat 20-Feb-16 13:31:07

Literally just bananas vertigo freeze them in chunks, then once they are frozen blend them up. They turn into a smooth ice-cream-like dessert.

There are versions with yogurt which are more like real ice cream such as this one:

Roseberrry Sat 20-Feb-16 13:31:50

Mmm I don't know which to choose!
Do you have a recipe for the banana flapjack badger?

I love banana flavoured stuff, hate eating them fresh though. Think I will give all of these a go

annandale Sat 20-Feb-16 13:32:51

Freeze them. Probably easier peeled in chunks but I have also just put them in the freezer. They make a really good snack - you have to wait for them to defrost a bit but don't wait too long as eventually they become black mush.

moreshitandnofuckingredemption Sat 20-Feb-16 13:33:07

Blitz with milk = milkshake

howabout Sat 20-Feb-16 13:35:11

Banana and avocado mashed together on brown bread sandwiches.

Tiredbadger Sat 20-Feb-16 21:42:42

I think I just found any flapjack recipe and added 2 mashed up bananas into the mixture before baking smile

Pinkheart5915 Tue 23-Feb-16 19:11:30

Banoffee pie yum!

Pinkheart5915 Tue 23-Feb-16 19:11:48

Flapjacks are good with bannana

Justalittleowl Tue 11-Apr-17 15:14:29

Put them in sticky toffee pudding to make sticky banoffee pudding.

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