10 Delicious Uses for Overripe Bananas (Slideshow)
May 1, 2014
Don’t throw away overripe bananas! They’re nature’s gift to the home cook
Banana Ice Cream
Techincally this isn't an ice cream. There are neither egg yolks nor cream. There's no churning either. There is, however, tons of flavor without tons of calories and fat. You only need three ingredients, frozen overripe bananas being one of them, and a food processor and you'll have in your hands an ice creamy treat that'll make you go bananas over the taste!
Singer/songwriter Jack Johnson has a song dedicated to banana pancakes and rightfully so. There's something about banana pancakes that's homely and comforting. Its a pancake that signifies loved ones and long weekends. This recipe will quickly be your go-to when you "pretend its the weekend now (Johnson, Banana Pancakes)."
Banana and Chocolate Hazelnut Wontons
Chocolate hazelnut spreads mixed with banana is a tried-and-true combination, but when paired with the crunchy texture and savory flavor of a wonton wrapper like in this recipe, they become so much more.