What To Do With Overly Ripe Bananas

These recipes prove you can love even the ugliest bananas!

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 3. Bake Some Banana Bread or Muffins!

Banana bread is one of the scents of my childhood. It’s an American staple and comes in many different shapes, flavors, and forms. No matter what form you choose, it’s always an excellent way to utilize those counter-sitting bananas. No list of what to do with overly ripe bananas would be complete without it!

How to Make the Best Banana Bread

If Two Peas and Their Pod is willing to label this as the best banana bread, chances are pretty darn good that this recipe is tasty. They also include some good tips for making the best banana bread out of those overly ripe bananas.

Banana Nut Muffins with Pecan Streusel

You could top almost anything with streusel and it would taste amazing! These muffins from Peas and Crayons are no different. As a bonus, they use up three of those spotted bananas per batch!

Toasted Coconut and Chocolate Chunk Roasted Banana Bread

This unique banana bread recipe actually roasts the bananas before mashing them and putting them into the mix. The flavors in this recipe really come together for a different (but delicious) take on banana bread by Half Baked Harvest.

Nutella-Filled Banana Muffins

Nutella and bananas are a delicious duo! These are fairly standard banana muffins, but the surprisingly creamy Nutella center elevates them to another yummy level. Damn Delicious sure does know what to do with those overly ripe bananas to make them…well, damn delicious!

German Chocolate Banana Bread

The humble banana bread meets German chocolate cake in this recipe by Foodie Crush. It features chocolate, coconut, and pecans in addition to ripe bananas.

Pumpkin, Banana, Bran, and Oatmeal Muffins

These healthy muffins feature a short list of simple ingredients. If you like both pumpkin and banana, this recipe from Oh She Glows is a winner!

Why not enjoy overripe bananas for breakfast? Learn how on the next page!

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Chef Heather

Heather is a trained chef and writer from Houston, TX. She has a degree in culinary arts, and is married to her culinary school sweetheart who is also a chef. Heather has a passion for creating healthy meals that don't sacrifice on flavor. She loves Crossfit and is always looking for ways to make healthier versions of her favorite meals. Heather believes the secret to sticking with any healthy meal plan is to include foods that you really enjoy!

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