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Unbelievable! 7 Intensely Delicious Recipes That Use Ripe Bananas

7 Delicious Recipes That Use Ripe Bananas
That moment when bananas reach a stage between just perfectness and over-ripeness, the firm pulp gets too squishy to be had as a snack. But, to tell you, these squashy bananas are just delicacies you haven't made. They get sweeter in taste, intense in flavor, and easier to mash and can be created into tasty banana-flavored treats.
Payal Kanjwani
Last Updated: Feb 28, 2018
Banana walnut bread-loaf
Soft and Crunchy
Key Ingredients: AP flour - 2 cups, baking soda - 2 tsp, mashed overripe bananas - 2, eggs - 4, chopped walnuts - 1 cup, butter - 2 tsp, sugar - 2 cups
Procedure: Preheat the oven to 350°F. In a large bowl, add mashed bananas, melted butter and sugar, mix until smooth. Blend in eggs and walnut. In a separate bowl, sift the flour, salt, and baking soda. Add wet ingredients to the dry mixture and stir. Pour the batter into loaf pans, and bake for 1 hour. Slice and serve.
Banana chocolate smoothie
Keep it Simple!
Key Ingredients: Milk - ¼ cup, banana - 1, semi-sweet or dark chocolate chips - 2 to 3 tbsp, vanilla yogurt - ¾ cup, sugar - 2 tsp, ice - 1 cup, honey - 2 tsp, cinnamon - ½ tsp.
Procedure: In a blender, combine banana, chocolate chips, yogurt, sugar, and blend. Next, add ice and blend until smooth. You can add honey to sweeten it. Top with a pinch of cinnamon. Serve cold.
Banana blueberry muffins
Easy-to-make, a gorgeous bake!
Key Ingredients: Ripe bananas - 3, blueberries - 1 cup, egg - 1 (beaten), baking soda - 1 tsp, baking powder - 1 tsp, sugar - 2 cups, butter - ⅓ cup (melted), AP flour - 1½ cups.
Procedure: In a mixing bowl, add mashed bananas, sugar, and egg. Pour blueberries and blend with butter. Mix all dry ingredients and gently stir into banana mixture. Pour in well-greased muffin cups. Bake for 20 minutes at 375°F.
Banana pancakes with chocolate sauce
Fluffy. Crispy. Caramelized.
Key Ingredients: Bananas - 2, AP flour - 1 cup, baking powder - 1 tsp, milk - ½ cup, brown sugar - 2 tbsp, butter - 1 tbsp, chocolate sauce - ½ cup, grated nutmeg - ¼ tsp, vanilla ex. - 1 tsp.
Procedure: Mix all dry ingredients, milk, and vanilla. Add mashed bananas, melted butter, and a tbsp milk to make a thick batter. Heat a skillet on medium high flame, add butter, cook pancakes from both sides till golden brown. Serve hot, topped with chocolate sauce and banana slices.
Banana oatmeal
Guilt-free Companion!
Key Ingredients: Banana - 1 large, oats - ½ cup , milk - ½ cup, cinnamon - ½ tsp, toppings as desired (berries, nuts, cottage cheese, etc.)
Procedure: In a microwave-safe bowl, mash a ripe banana. Top with the oats, milk and cinnamon. Microwave for 3 minutes, stopping halfway to stir and to add frozen berries. Once the oatmeal has cooked, add fresh banana slices or toppings as desired. Enjoy!
Crunchy banana waffle
Happiness in a bite!
Key Ingredients: AP flour - 1¼ cup, bananas - 2, egg - 1, baking powder - 3 tsp, milk - 1 cup, ground nutmeg - 1 pinch.
Procedure: Preheat a waffle iron. In a mixing bowl, combine all dry ingredients. Mash a banana and whisk in butter and eggs. Blend until smooth. Coat waffle iron with cooking spray. Spoon 2 tbsp of waffle batter onto iron, spreading batter to edges. Cook until steaming stops, till golden brown. Drizzle chocolate sauce over it.
Banana ice cream
A Dollop of Banana Magic!
Key Ingredients: Bananas - 2, vanilla - 2 tsp, topping as desired (chocolate syrup, peanut butter, etc.)
Procedure: Cut bananas into evenly-sized slices. Freeze them for 2-3 hours. Puree these frozen chunks in a food processor. Add vanilla halfway through. Blend till the mixture gets gooey. If adding toppings, this is the moment to do it. Freeze until solid or enjoy immediately like a soft serve.
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