eat me written in a banana

There are so many delicious dishes you can make with banana, and the great news is that many of these work best when the fruit is soft and really ripe. So there’s no excuse for chucking out those slightly brown bananas!

This is a super-tasty treat and a great way to use up overripe bananas – enjoy with a cup of tea and you’ll be in heaven.

You only need a sheet of ready-made puff pastry to turn your ripe bananas into something magical. Simply swap out step 4 and use ready-made pastry instead of making from scratch.

Peel, blitz and go! This incredibly simple smoothie recipe using ripe bananas has a lovely tropical hit from the passion fruit.

Mashed banana makes a great base for this fruit-loaded cocoa breakfast wrap. It’s a brilliant start to the day!

Check out these clever ideas on how to save other fruit from being wasted, too.