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bananas - frozen?

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Can one (I'm not saying who) freeze over-ripe bananas and than use them later in a cake?

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  1. Absolutely. I regularly freeze bananas. They're also great to keep in the freezer for smoothies.

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    1. Definitely. When I was a kid we always had a bag of frozen mashed bananas in the freezer. We also peeled them, rolled them in malt, froze them whole and ate them as a snack in the summer time...

      1. you bet. i keep a container of overripe bananas in the freezer at all times for baking.

        1. Oh yes! You can also freeze them (peel first) and then dip in chocolate. Easier than a cake :)

          1. +5 or 6 or whatever # this is... for Yes definitely :) I keep a container for banana bread & smoothies

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            1. re: maplesugar

              About half of a frozen banana, a handful of frozen strawberries, and a splash of milk makes the best smoothie!

            2. ditto! just wing it on the amt for banana baked things, it works fine =)

              1. Yes to all the previous suggestions. Then look up Alton Brown's banana ice cream made with frozen bananas.

                It's nothing short of sensational and easier than you'd ever believe. We gild the lily a little by layering it in an airtight container for the freezer with chopped nuts and drizzles of fudge and caramel syrup. It's a banana split in a bowl!