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Old 05-17-2008, 06:12 PM   #1
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Too many bananas about to go bad....

what can I make with them? I will need to do them within the next 24 hours or else they will be bad. I have already made banana bread and still have some left over.

Any suggestions?

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Old 05-17-2008, 06:18 PM   #2
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You can just throw them into the frezzer, peel and all and they will keep for quite some time. Or, banana pudding, smoothies, hummingbird cake, or banana splits.
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Old 05-17-2008, 06:20 PM   #3
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freeze some to make smoothies

another thing i made a few years ago was a few frozen bananas + a little lemon juice ( and maybe something else). Then put into a food prcessor and it came out the same consistency as a banana ice cream ( and u need to use over ripe bananas for this) Im not sure f i could find the exact recipe online, but i remember it was very good and easy.
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Old 05-17-2008, 06:24 PM   #4
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I just read somwhere that u can also push frozen bananas through a juicer and the result will be a banana sorbet ( never tried it though, i dont have a juicer)
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Old 05-17-2008, 07:48 PM   #5
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muffins, freeze for a later loaf, cake, or batch of muffins. Smoothies for sure. Fritters (banana pancakes) a Thai curry with coconut milk and banana, as well as veggies, hot curry spices, over rice...really good. Homemade banana ice cream.
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Old 05-17-2008, 07:52 PM   #6
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One of our area grocery stores regularly sells 10-pound bags of bananas "on the edge" for less than a dollar. I always buy a bag. I peel the bananas and store them (3 bananas at a time) in Tupperware containers and freeze. I use them in breads, muffins, pancakes, etc. I've discovered that the frozen bananas seem to be sweeter. For baking, I much prefer frozen bananas.
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Old 05-17-2008, 09:18 PM   #7
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If you have a dehydrator, slice, soak briefly in some watered down lemon juice or Fresh Fruit, and dry. Great snack.
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Old 05-17-2008, 10:04 PM   #8
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One of our area grocery stores regularly sells 10-pound bags of bananas "on the edge" for less than a dollar. I always buy a bag. I peel the bananas and store them (3 bananas at a time) in Tupperware containers and freeze. I use them in breads, muffins, pancakes, etc. I've discovered that the frozen bananas seem to be sweeter. For baking, I much prefer frozen bananas.
Now that's handy to know, thanks!
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Old 05-18-2008, 12:15 AM   #9
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Make cookies?
3 ripe bananas
1/4 cup applesauce
1 cup mixed dried fruit (any kind/mixture you like, chopped and pitted if necessary)
*some ideas: dried apricots, dates, raisins, dried cranberries, dried apples
2 1/2 cups rolled oats
1/3 cup vegetable
1 tsp. vanilla
  1. Mash bananas in a large bowl
  2. Stir in the remaining ingredients
  3. Mix well and allow to sit for 10 minutes
  4. Drop by spoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet
  5. Bake in a pre-heated 350 F oven for 20-25 minutes or lightly brown
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Old 05-18-2008, 12:17 AM   #10
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Make cookies?
3 ripe bananas
1/4 cup applesauce
1 cup mixed dried fruit (any kind/mixture you like, chopped and pitted if necessary)
*some ideas: dried apricots, dates, raisins, dried cranberries, dried apples
2 1/2 cups rolled oats
1/3 cup vegetable
1 tsp. vanilla
  1. Mash bananas in a large bowl
  2. Stir in the remaining ingredients
  3. Mix well and allow to sit for 10 minutes
  4. Drop by spoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet
  5. Bake in a pre-heated 350 F oven for 20-25 minutes or lightly brown
Make Mav hungry?

Those sound great, thanks for the recipe!
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