I have a problem. Maybe you have this problem too. It goes a little something like this: buy too many unripe bananas at the store; take home and set in a fruit bowl to ripen; all ripen at the same time; bananas coming out my ears; get tired of eating bananas; promptly forget about bananas and eat other fruit instead; bananas become overripe and almost gross-looking; certainly won’t eat bananas now; shove in freezer and forget about it completely. Repeat process next week.
And it certainly doesn’t help that every time my kids see bananas, they shout in their best Minion voice, “Bananas!” Help me, please. So when I opened the freezer last week and a few frozen bananas fell out onto the floor because I have too many shoved in the freezer, I realized I needed to do something about it. Hence, banana bread. I have posted another banana bread recipe here, and I think I talked about my problem then also–bahahah! (If you’re looking for banana dessert recipes using very ripe bananas, try banana cake or banana cupcakes with cream cheese frosting. You can’t go wrong with either of these!) Continue reading