Freezing Bananas – To use one at a time later!

I bought too many bananas!! Three of them got pretty over-ripe, but it’s simply too hot to turn the oven on to make bread or muffins! Freezing is the only option.

Usually, when I freeze them, they get all mushed together and it’s all or nothing – then I thought – why not do them like I do berries?

This will show you how to freeze bananas and use just what you need. You can thaw some later for those muffins or bread, or use a couple frozen to make “ice cream”.

freezing

Any way you use them, this method works perfectly!

Freezing Bananas:

Peel the bananas. I tried it once with the peel on and it was really hard to get them off.

freezing

Lay waxed paper on a cookie sheet and lay the bananas, in a single layer, on the waxed paper.

Put the cookie sheet in the freezer for at least six hours. Place them in a labeled, ziplock freezer bag and put them back in the freezer. They’ll keep in there for several months.

NOTE: Use only bags made for the freezer. Regular storage bags are not made to withstand the freezing temperatures and the food will not keep. It will get freezer burned really fast.

Oh – and follow this link to see how to make the “ice cream”.

© Copyright 2022 The Lazy Gastronome

This entry was posted in Banana, Fruits and Vegetables and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.