Things to do with… Ripe Bananas

It happens a lot, you buy a bunch of bananas with all the best intentions, but the days go by and you end up with a few stragglers that have turned into ripe bananas covered in brown spots. Some people love eating bananas when they get like this, I’m not one of those people so I need some go to recipes to use up my ripe bananas. I’ve gathered together some recipes I’ve tried and enjoyed, as well as some from around the web, that will help you to use up your ripe bananas.

Spiced Banana, Choc Chip & Bourbon Loaf Banoffee Cupcakes Banana & Cranberry Breakfast Muffins
Uses 2 medium bananas Uses 2 medium bananas Uses 2 medium bananas
Banana Syrup Cake with Nutella Buttercream Biscoff & Banana Cake with Caramel Drizzle Banana & Coconut No Churn Ice Cream
Uses 2 large bananas Uses 4 medium bananas Uses 4 bananas

Other ideas from around the web:


Cream Cheese-Filled Banana Bread – Uses 2 bananas
I’ve made this a couple of times and topped it with a cinnamon infused icing. It’s extremely delicious and moist!

Maple Sweetened Bananas Muffins – Uses 3 bananas
I’ve also made these muffins, I added sultanas to the recipe. They are very tasty and have a texture similar to banana bread. It’s also refined sugar free and uses coconut oil as a healthier fat instead of butter.

Choc Chip Banana Bread Fondant Fancies – Uses 3 bananas
Bananas and chocolate are perfect partners in this fun twist on traditional fondant fancies!

Banoffee Cheesecake with Salted Caramel (Gluten Free) – Uses 4 bananas
A decadent treat sure to make your mouth water, this cheesecake is banoffee heaven with salted caramel to boot.

Bananas In The Hole – Uses 3 bananas
This fruity twist on toad in the hole features bananas instead of sausages, and a chocolate custard. Hello dessert!

Banana Nut Protein Smoothie – Uses 1 banana
Bananas are fantastic for smoothies as they make them really creamy, this smoothie is perfect for after a workout.

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  1. Bananas are absolutely one of those foods you need plenty of ideas for….. one minute they are perfect and the next they are going too soft! Thanks for the link to my Banoffee Cheesecake….. It was a darn fine dessert for sure!

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