Go Bananas: 3 Fun Banana Recipes

Go Bananas: 3 Fun Banana Recipes

Sticky and full of flavour, this ripe fruit makes for a versatile ingredient for a variety of dishes.


Banana Peanut Butter Smoothie


½ cup chopped, frozen bananas

½ cup milk

3 tsp peanut butter

1 heaped tsp cocoa 

2 drops vanilla essence

1 small banana



Blend all the ingredients together until smooth.


Banana Bread

Banana Bread


2 ripe bananas, mashed

⅓ cup butter, melted and cooled

2 eggs

½ tsp salt

¼ tsp cinnamon

1 tsp baking soda

1 tsp baking powder

¾ cup brown sugar

1 ¾ cups flour



  1. Preheat the oven to 350°C. Grease and flour a 9-inch loaf tin.
  2. Whisk together the dry ingredients in a mixing bowl, beat together the eggs and melted butter. Add to the dry ingredients and mix. 
  3. Add the bananas and mix again.
  4. Transfer to the tin, and bake for about 40 minutes until an inserted toothpick comes out clean. Cool and serve.


Banana Hazlenut Ice cream


1/2 cup hazelnut spread

½ cup ripe bananas, sliced and frozen



  1. Blend the frozen banana slices and the hazelnut spread together until smooth. 
  2. Serve immediately or transfer to a loaf pan and freeze for two hours before serving.


You can also try these yummy ice cream recipes.

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