Beyond Banana Bread: New Ways to Use This All-Purpose Fruit

Food Network Kitchen used bananas plus two other simple ingredients in five genius recipes that transform the versatile fruit into entirely new dishes.
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Chef Name: Food Network Kitchen Full Recipe Name: Three-Ingredient Banana Treats Opener Talent Recipe: FNK Recipe: Food Networks Kitchen’s Three-Ingredient Banana Treats Opener, as seen on Foodnetwork.com Project: Foodnetwork.com, WINTER RECIPES/COCKTAILS/FNK VIDEOS Show Name: Food Network / Cooking Channel: Food Network

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Bananas are one of the most-versatile ingredients out there. Of course ripe bananas make a satisfying snack all on their own (even better with some peanut butter). They’re a key smoothie element and a favorite topping for hot or cold cereal, and once they’re speckled and overripe, banana bread comes calling. But that’s just a slice of what bananas can do. Food Network Kitchen used bananas plus two other simple ingredients in five genius recipes that transform the all-purpose fruit into entirely new dishes. Watch the video to see how to make these ridiculously simple and fun banana treats.

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Our Food Network Kitchen brings you easy three-ingredient banana treats.

Bananas + Whipped Cream + Animal Crackers = Banana Icebox Cake

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Chef Name: Food Network Kitchen Full Recipe Name: 3-Ingredient Banana Icebox Cake Talent Recipe: FNK Recipe: Food Networks Kitchen’s 3-Ingredient Banana Icebox Cake, as seen on Foodnetwork.com Project: Foodnetwork.com, WINTER RECIPES/COCKTAILS/FNK VIDEOS Show Name: Food Network / Cooking Channel: Food Network

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Bananas + Raspberry Jam + Coconut Oil = Banana Ice Cream

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Chef Name: Food Network Kitchen Full Recipe Name: 3-Ingredient Banana, Raspberry and Coconut "Ice Cream" Talent Recipe: FNK Recipe: Food Networks Kitchen’s 3-Ingredient Banana, Raspberry and Coconut "Ice Cream", as seen on Foodnetwork.com Project: Foodnetwork.com, WINTER RECIPES/COCKTAILS/FNK VIDEOS Show Name: Food Network / Cooking Channel: Food Network

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Bananas + Eggs + Pumpkin Pie Spice = Banana Pancakes (Gluten-Free!)

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Chef Name: Food Network Kitchen Full Recipe Name: 3-Ingredient Gluten-Free Banana Pancakes Talent Recipe: FNK Recipe: Food Networks Kitchen’s 3-Ingredient Gluten-Free Banana Pancakes, as seen on Foodnetwork.com Project: Foodnetwork.com, WINTER RECIPES/COCKTAILS/FNK VIDEOS Show Name: Food Network / Cooking Channel: Food Network

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Bananas + Chia Seeds + Chocolate Almond Milk = Banana Pudding

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Chef Name: Food Network Kitchen Full Recipe Name: 3-Ingredient Banana Pudding Talent Recipe: FNK Recipe: Food Networks Kitchen’s 3-Ingredient Banana Pudding, as seen on Foodnetwork.com Project: Foodnetwork.com, WINTER RECIPES/COCKTAILS/FNK VIDEOS Show Name: Food Network / Cooking Channel: Food Network

Photo by: Renee Comet ©2015, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

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Bananas + Peanut Butter or Nutella + Trail Mix = Banana Petit Fours

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Chef Name: Food Network Kitchen Full Recipe Name: 3-Ingredient Banana Petit Fours Talent Recipe: FNK Recipe: Food Networks Kitchen’s 3-Ingredient Banana Petit Fours, as seen on Foodnetwork.com Project: Foodnetwork.com, WINTER RECIPES/COCKTAILS/FNK VIDEOS Show Name: Food Network / Cooking Channel: Food Network

Photo by: Renee Comet ©2015, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved

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