Why freezing bananas will preserve its qualities? There are various reasons for that. Studies shown that the freezing process helps preserve all nutrients.
Frozen bananas not only make the best smoothies but are also great for ice cream, desserts and chocolate-dipped snacks! If you ever have some overripe bananas sitting on the counter, don’t hesitate to freeze them instead of throwing them away.
Yes, you heard well. It really keeps the taste for when you need it.
Keep reading and find out the little trick.
Follow these simple steps and you will have frozen bananas within a few hours.
How to Freeze Bananas in 5 easy steps
- Peel the bananas.
- Cut them into 1-inch slices.
- Place them on a piece of thick tin foil.**
- Place in freezer for several hours.
- Once they are mostly frozen transfer to a plastic bag for storage for up to 3 months.
**By placing the bananas on a double foil sheet, facilitate and makes the next steps really easy to remove the banana cuts and bag it in a zip-lock bag.
Doing this is super quick and easy. I rip off a large piece of foil, fold it over 3-4 times to make it thicker and then create 4 sidewalls.
The foil is now stronger, resistant and holds a nice shape so it can be stored in the freezer or wash it and store in the cupboard for future use.
View my Chocolate, banana, and maca smoothie recipe for the perfect mid-day energy booster.