25/07/2016 8:00 PM AEST | Updated 20/04/2018 2:52 AM AEST

21 Delicious Recipes To Make With Overripe Bananas

An overripe banana is a blessing, not a curse.

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Of all the produce that can go bad in the kitchen, the banana is the only one to get excited about. Overripe strawberries and peaches are destined for the compost bin, but overripe bananas provide you with the possibility of many great recipes. They’re really a blessing, not a curse.

Banana bread wouldn’t be possible without overripe bananas. And that’s not all. Pancakes, smoothies, milkshakes and more are made more irresistible thanks to a banana that’s a few days old. We gathered 21 recipes that back up our claim. Check them out.

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