Ripe bananas might not be so tasty on their own. But oh boy, can they really come in handy when it comes to bringing delicious dessert recipes to life! Everyone knows ripe bananas bring out natural sweetness in a classic baked goods. But if you're only using them to make banana bread, you're not realizing the full potential of ripe bananas.
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For instance, have you ever tried freezing them and then blending them in the food processor? If not, we think you'll be pleasantly surprised when you see it yields a totally dairy-free yet totally delicious "nice cream" that is shockingly similar to the classic soft-serve. Or what about trying a "self-saucing" banana pudding? Trust us, the recipe is just as simple (and just as tasty) as it sounds in its name. If the ripe bananas are calling your name from your kitchen counter right now, we think it's just about time you answer them.
Find out more genius uses for ripe bananas in the drool-worthy video below.
This is perfect for anyone who just simply cannot go without a cherry in their sundaes. Find the full recipe here at Manitoba Harvest.