A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
November 17 News: WOW!  Congratulate the winner of DIY Halloween Costumes 2015!
Total Members: 303,769
Currently Running With Scissors:
433 Guests and 0 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

Pages: [1] 2  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: I'm Going Bananas...HELP!  (Read 1956 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
Mom to my baby girls!
Offline Offline

Posts: 85
Joined: 04-Apr-2008

My baby girls!!!

View Profile
« on: August 05, 2008 02:51:48 PM »

So my local church gave away about 14 cases of bananas today, and well needless to say we can't eat alot of bananas at one time, So I need a good, simple recipe to use these banana's up before they go bad, any one have any ideas/recipes you would share please!?

Thanks in Advance, April!
« Reply #1 on: August 05, 2008 03:08:22 PM »

you can always make banana bread. its especially good when the bananas start to get really overripe and soft.

« Reply #2 on: August 05, 2008 06:13:03 PM »

Bananas freeze really well too...peel them, cut into chunks, and then use them frozen in smoothies or thawed and pureed for banana cake.  (Or you can cover the chunks in chocolate before you freeze them -- yummy snack!)

Vegetarian yarnivore
« Reply #3 on: August 06, 2008 07:46:08 AM »

I like to mash slightly ripe bananas ans mix with OJ. Then freeze in small portions.  It's grat frozen, if youlet it thaw it;'s kind like a mousse.

« Reply #4 on: August 06, 2008 01:00:10 PM »

These banana muffins are really simple and turn out well:


I like to add chocolate chips to the batter.

I have a good recipe for banana chocolate chip pancakes too, if you'd like it.  They freeze well, and re-heat in the microwave or toaster oven.

Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Part Librarian, Part Superhero
Offline Offline

Posts: 20810
Joined: 23-Sep-2005

Stop Pinning, Start Making.

View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #5 on: August 06, 2008 01:11:53 PM »

Do you know anyone with a dehydrator? You could make banana chips.

Just added lots of new items! Use coupon code "craftster" for 10% off! http://www.LilyLovesBernie.etsy.com
 50 Things
« Reply #6 on: August 06, 2008 02:48:38 PM »

A simple idea that is great for kids (and big kids)...

Slice your banana longways (with skin still on), fill with a row of chocolate buttons, wrap with tin foil, and put in an oven / barbie for about 10mins...  eat with a spoon & expect to get delicious warm choc-banana goo everywhere! 

Enjoy Smiley


I have lots of train tickets (I get the train most days), if anyone wants some for papercrafting just send me a PM Smiley
Mom to my baby girls!
Offline Offline

Posts: 85
Joined: 04-Apr-2008

My baby girls!!!

View Profile
« Reply #7 on: August 06, 2008 03:37:11 PM »

Thanks everyone, I have enough bananas to try all of your ideas lol Cheesy
Kitchen Witch
Offline Offline

Posts: 420
Joined: 19-Mar-2006

Canada -> Sri Lanka -> New Zealand -> Singapore

View Profile WWW
« Reply #8 on: August 09, 2008 11:30:25 PM »

When freezing bananas, I freeze them in the skin, whole - just chuck 'em in the freezer as is.  I separate the banana from the skin when I thaw them - much easier, prevents freezer burn, and hey, it works. Smiley

Offline Offline

Posts: 3199
Joined: 29-Jan-2008

will work for yarn

View Profile
« Reply #9 on: August 10, 2008 08:38:56 AM »

I make banana cake. it's very very moist.
(makes two 7" sandwich tin cakes; don't know what they're called in the US or elsewhere but here it's a shallow tin, about 1.5" deep or so you need the shallowness or the cake will be horrific)

8 oz SR flour (use wholemeal if you fancy being more healthy)
8oz caster sugar
8oz butter or good baking marge
3 eggs, beaten
two ripe bananas, mashed with some lemon juice to stop discolouration. three if they're under 6" long.

beat butter and sugar together until light beige in colour and fluffy in texture. add a dribble of egg and a small spoonful of flour. beat until this is worked in. add a small bit of banana and a little flour. work in. keep adding in small amounts until it's all worked in. pour into greased baking tins and bake in 180 degree celcius oven until you can shove a skewer in the middle and have it come out clean.

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] 2  All Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How to Make Pumpkin Icebox Pie for Thanksgiving
3 Pies Baked Into a Cake
Espresso Peanut Butter Brownies - Super Simple Recipe
Sweet Potato Pie - Serve This Southern Staple This Thanksgiving
Muffin Tin Pumpkin Cakes Will Make Your Forget All About Pie
Latest Blog Articles
November 25, 2015 Featured Projects
Tute Tuesday: Cube Advent Calendar
Thankful for Family

Comparison Shopping

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

Follow Craftster...

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.