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Bananas 
3rd-Feb-2009 10:49 am
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I have 8 very ripe bananas that need using up - too ripe for me to eat (I like them bright yellow!) - but apart from Banana Bread/Loaf I don't know what to do with them. I know the banana loaf will freeze well, but has anyone got any other ideas?
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3rd-Feb-2009 10:55 am (UTC)
Smoothies? I think they would freeze too - at least into ice lollies. Just what you need right now!
3rd-Feb-2009 11:42 am (UTC)
Smoothies!
3rd-Feb-2009 12:28 pm (UTC)
Banana & peanut butter muffins

275 g (10 oz) plain flour
50 g (2 oz) oats
1 tbsp baking powder
2 eggs
140 g (5 oz) light brown sugar
2 bananas peeled and mashed
125 g (4.5 oz) crunchy peanut butter
50 g (2 oz) butter, melted
250 ml (8 fl oz) milk

Preheat oven to 190C, 375F, Gas 5. Line a muffin pan with 12 paper muffin cases

Place flour oats and baking powder in a bowl, mix together and set aside. In another bowl whisk the eggs, add the sugar, bananas, peanut butter and melted butter. Sir to mix then add the milk and stir to combine. Add dry ingredients and fold in gently, do not over-mix.

Spoon into muffin cases and bake for 18-24 minutes or until tops spring back when lightly touched. Allow to stand in muffin pan for a minute before turning out to cool on rack.

From: Rachel's favourite food at home.
4th-Feb-2009 08:31 am (UTC)
Peel, cut into pieces and put in the freezer in a plastic bag. When frozen hard put some pieces into a straight-sided container and whizz with your Bamix (or other branded stick mixer) until completely processed. The resulting mixture has the texture of soft-serve icecream without the dairy or sugar. Really nice for the kids in this appalling heat-wave!!! I usually do this with my bananas as soon as they get all brown and have it on hand whenever I need it.
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