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.

Banoffee CupcakesPancakes with Caramelised Bananas & Homemade Nutella
Banoffee CupcakesBanoffee CheesecakePancakes with Caramelised Bananas
Uses 2 bananasUses 2 bananasUses 2 bananas
Nutella, Banana & Marshmallow TartVegan Banoffee PieChocolate Chip Banana Bread
Nutella, Banana & Marshmallow TartVegan Banoffee PieChocolate Chip Banana Bread
Uses 2 bananasUses 2 bananasUses 3 bananas
Banoffee Dessert PotsBiscoff & Banana CakeBaby's 1st Birthday Cake
Banoffee Dessert PotsBiscoff & Banana Cake with Caramel DripBaby’s 1 Birthday Cake
Uses 3 bananasUses 4 bananasUses 6 bananas

Let me know in the comments if you make any of these recipes and how they turn out!

Other recipe 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!

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.

More leftover ideas…

SemolinaWholemeal FlourZested Lemons, Limes & Oranges

Main image source: Weekly Health Life

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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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