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Monday, May 6, 2024

Help is on the way! Recipes calling for ripe bananas!

If there is one thing that is happening in almost every kitchen as the weather turns into summer, it ripe and overripe bananas! what a perfect time for this collection of recipes calling for ripe bananas, and should you wish to slow down the avalanche of ripe bananas coming your way, I have included my foolproof way of storing bananas so they don't become over ripe...

Banana recipes you will enjoy and they all call for ripe bananas! Offering a full dozen of our favorites!

Bananas in Orange Caramel Sauce.  Fresh bananas are sliced and drizzled with an easy to make Orange Caramel Sauce, and just like that, fresh fruit becomes a delicious dessert...

Whole Grain Banana Date Bread.  This loaf of tender whole grain banana bread is sweetened by the bananas and dates. Which means there is no refined sugar in this recipe. Is it good, oh yes!

Banana Cream Bread Pudding.  Nothing fancy here, except the taste! Simply slice some bananas into the bread pudding and serve with a bit of whipped cream!

Brown Sugar Sour Cream Banana Bread.  So tender you will call this Brown Sugar Sour Cream Cake....everyone loves this one!

Carrot Raisin Banana Bread.  This sweet loaf has no refined sugar and tastes like carrot cake...

Creamy Banana and Kiwi Parfaits.  Fruit and yogurt, that is all that is in the parfait glass, perfect to make for your littles! Or anyone whole loves fruit and yogurt.

Fruit and Nut Brownie Bread.  If you love brownies, you will love a slice of this brownie bread! Chocolate, fruit and nuts. What is not to love?

5 Ingredient Banana Bread.  So easy to make, this is the one to have the kids stir together as you get dinner on the table...

One Bowl Banana Snack Cake.  Who doesn't love a snacking cake? This one is tender and moist.

Whole Wheat Cream Cheese Banana Bread.  Dress this up with chopped nuts or chocolate chips, or for those who know a good thing, both! Recipe makes two loaves. 

Grape and Banana Fruit Medley.  A vintage recipe that is still just as delicious today as it was all those years ago!

Carrot Cake Banana Bread.  For the carrot cake lovers out there!

And this extra tip about how to prevent so many over ripe bananas...

About those more overripe bananas! Bananas and avocados have something in common, to avoid over ripening, store them in the fridge!



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  1. What a great list of banana recipes! I'm always looking for ways to use my overripe ones! Thank you!

    1. Laura, thank you! They are so healthy it is a shame to waste a single one. I hope you find a new favorite recipe, have a great week ahead.

  2. I am going to have to try that carrot raisin banana bread!

  3. It is one of our favorites, I hope you enjoy it!


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