How to Ripen Bananas Quickly in the Oven

Have an urge to make something requiring ripe bananas, like banana bread, banana muffins, etc. but you don’t have any overripe bananas? Here's a simple solution to ripen bananas quickly in the oven.



Step 1:

Place banana(s) on a baking sheet (with peels on) and bake for 30 minutes.


Step 2:

Bananas are done when peels are black and the inside is soft.


Nutrition information is an estimate automatically calculated by the Spoonacular food database and based on a single banana.

This doesn’t work with completely green bananas–they do need to be at least mostly ripe to get the desired results.

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