Can You Ripen a Banana in the Microwave????

I found myself in quite a food state this week….

The other day, I was dreaming of eating some amazing oatmeal with sliced bananas…and I recently went to the store to buy said banana.

The banana was green as hell….but I prayed against hope that it would slowly turn an edible yellow overnight.

News flash: it didn’t.

I was desperate. What is an oatmeal without it’s sliced bananas?!

So, I decided to try one trick that I heard whispers about…..ripening my green-ass banana in the microwave….

I tested this theory out….and was rather surprised with the result.

You can in fact ripen a banana in the microwave!

Here is my entire process I followed:

  • Step 1: Peel the Banana (not as easy as it sounds, mind you)
  • Step 2: Cut the Banana into Coins
  • Step 3: Microwave in a (microwave-safe) bowl for 2 minutes

Add cinnamon and eat 🙂

The consistency and taste of what once was a green banana is ….surprising to say the least.

The taste almost reminds me of a warm soft pretzel (like Auntie Anne’s)…and with that cinnamon on top…I was swimming in mouth feel.

So there you have it. You can do it.

Microwave all the bananas!

Love,

Amanda


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