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« on: September 08, 2012 06:21:53 AM »

I did a search and couldn't find a thread about this. The school I work at had tons of leftover bananas from lunch, and we all got some. I have 50 at least. What should I do with them? So far I have chocolate banana muffins and the frozen banana ice cream thing. I am not a huge fan of plain banana bread, but if you have some awesome addition ideas for bread I'd love to hear them!

I also have 11 pints each of cooked corn and carrots from the same source. I would love ideas for them too. I have very limited freezer space, so this gets complicated.


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« Reply #1 on: September 08, 2012 07:21:16 AM »

For the carrots and corn, why don't you make soup? They're fairly neutral veggies, should go well in a lot of recipes.

Bananas, hmm... Lots of smoothies, of course.

Banana Pancakes: http://www.taste.com.au/recipes/22126/wholemeal+banana+pancakes

I found this too! http://www.endlesssimmer.com/2010/05/17/100-things-to-do-with-a-banana/

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« Reply #2 on: September 08, 2012 08:25:09 AM »

Chocolate chips in the banana bread with a drizzle of chocolate on top!

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« Reply #3 on: September 08, 2012 08:11:45 PM »

A friend gave me a jar of banana jam.  Seriously, banana jam!  I had never heard of it before but it is now on my list of favorites.  It has the consistency of apple butter, with a slight aftertaste of lemon juice.  I'm sure there are recipes out there that could make use of your stash.

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« Reply #4 on: September 10, 2012 06:57:31 PM »

Dried banana chips?  I wonder if this could be done in the oven (unless you have a dehydrator). 
Bananas foster?  Pudding?  Just tossing out some ideas here.. Cheesy

I will have to try that banana jam.  That and some peanut butter on toast... 

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