4 Desserts To Make With Ripe Bananas

Here is what you’ll need!

Servings: 4-8

2 ripe bananas, peeled
1 cup pancake mix
½ teaspoon cinnamon
¾ cup milk
Oil for frying
Powdered sugar to serve

1. In a mixing bowl, use a fork to smash the bananas
2. Add in pancake mix, cinnamon & milk. Whisk together until combined.
3. Fry in oil. About 1 tablespoon per fritter.
4. Cook for about 2-3 minutes until they are golden brown and cooked through the middle.
5. Sprinkle powdered sugar

Inspired By: http://www.food.com/recipe/mashed-banana-fritters-337687

Serves: 4-6

2 ripe bananas, peeled and sliced
1 sheet puff pastry, thawed
¼ cup chocolate hazelnut spread
1 egg, beaten

1. Preheat oven to 400°F (220°C)
2. Unfold the puff pastry. Spread the chocolate hazelnut spread onto the middle third.
3. Arrange the sliced bananas on top of the spread in a single layer. 4. Bananas may slightly overlap.
5. Cut out a triangle of the top right corner of the pastry. Repeat on the other side.
6. Cut diagonal slits along both sides of the pastry. Each will be around 1” thick.
7. Fold over the top piece of dough to partially cover the top row of bananas.
8. Alternating both sides, fold the strips of pastry over the bananas, mimicking a braid pattern.
9. Trim the excess dough on the sides, and fold over the bottom flap.
10. Brush the top of the braided pastry with the beaten egg. Transfer to a parchment lined baking sheet for and bake 15 minutes or until the pastry is golden brown.
11. Allow to rest for 10 minutes before slicing. Enjoy!

Inspired By: http://www.pastryaffair.com/blog/blueberry-braided-bread-from-emma-of-poires-au-chocolat.html

Servings: 4

2 ripe bananas, peeled
3 egg yolks
⅓ cup sugar
3 tablespoons cornstarch
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups milk

To serve
Vanilla wafers
Whipped cream

1. Place the bananas, egg yolks, sugar, cornstarch, vanilla and milk into a blender and blitz until smooth.
2. Transfer mixture to a saucepan and cook over medium heat until thick stir constantly for about 8-10 minutes.
3. Pour mixture into a heat safe bowl, cover and chill for at least 4 hours
4. To serve, scoop a few spoonfuls of pudding into a serving glass. 5. Add one layer of vanilla wafers, then whipped cream. Repeat. Serve or allow to sit in the fridge for upto 4 hours.

Inspired By: https://www.sweetandsavorybyshinee.com/basic-vanilla-pudding/

Servings: 8-10

2 ripe bananas
1 cup sugar
½ cup, plus 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
¾ cup flour
¼ cup, plus 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
⅛ teaspoon salt
½ cup smooth peanut butter


1. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C).
2. In a bowl, use a fork to mash the bananas. Add the sugar, ½ cup of butter, and vanilla, and whisk until combined. Add the flour, salt, and cocoa powder, and whisk until fully incorporated.
3. Use the remaining 1 tablespoon of butter to grease a 9×9-inch baking tray.
4. Use the remaining 1 tablespoon of cocoa powder to dust every side of the baking tray.
5. Pour batter into prepared baking dish.
6. Use a spoon to add dollops of peanut butter on top of the batter. 7.Use a butter knife to swirl the peanut butter into the brownie batter.
8. Bake for 25-30 minutes, until center no longer jiggles when pan is shaken.
9. Allow brownies to cool completely before cutting.


Fact 1: 1.4 million bananas are tossed out daily in the UK
Source: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/may/15/britons-throw-away-14m-edible-bananas-each-day-figures-show

Fact 2: However, as bananas ripen sugar develops, making them great for desserts!

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25 Responses

  1. I love using super ripe bananas in cake mixes and pancakes. I also freeze them for smoothes . I must try those recipes they look amazing!!!

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  3. scarlett lee says:

    i was SHOOK at that first banana fact WOOOW

  4. Deepa Tandel says:

    Those black hands again!!! She makes delicious food!

  5. these bananas look perfect to me, why would anyone throw these out?

  6. cor8129 says:

    Love these simple dessert ideas.

  7. Ladybug says:


  8. LolloRosso says:

    You guys forgot banana "nice cream", which is the best. 🙂

  9. The Fergie Music – Milf $ – I Got Ripe Bananas,You Got Ripe Bananas,Ripe Bananas, Who thinks bad fuck you. I just Tell What I Feeling.

  10. Definitely got to try to banana pudding

  11. Dx XD says:

    now do the no oven video of deserts with banana

  12. xmrtnxa says:

    Americans are really scared of ripe bananas

  13. alison chu says:

    in the beginning it sounds like the Shecago song from victorious

  14. What is the name of the background music?

  15. I see brownies, I click.

  16. What about banana bread??

  17. aiNajwa JM says:

    that banana fritters is cekodok in malaysia omagad

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  19. Tia mia says:

    Those were not banana fritters

  20. icecream 18 says:

    The first one is African food

  21. hh uu says:

    OR just eat the banana fast instead —_—

  22. Can I use coconut or almond flour and coconut sugar in stead of the flour and sugar?

  23. Banana brownies, can we switch the butter with avocado from avocado brownies?

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