If you have some overripe bananas hanging around and are looking for a fun activity to do with your littles, keep reading! Baking healthy snacks together is a great way to teach your kiddos about being safe and responsible in the kitchen. Bonus: you'll get to use up those bananas!
It shouldn't come as a surprise that we're big fans of this yellow fruit — we LOVE our Banana print PJs! So we compiled this list of tasty recipes that real parents love! So grab your pajamas and get to baking with these family-friendly recipes you can create together.
Banana Bread Favorite
Bri from BriGeeski has fun in the kitchen with her two kids, and her banana bread recipe is a favorite. Bri keeps the mixer away with only seven ingredients and lets the kids mix the ingredients.
Click here for Bri's easy banana bread recipe that can be hot and served in an hour!
Keep it Easy
We have the perfect recipe for the busy mom when the bananas are ripe, and you are short on time. This three-ingredient recipe is the perfect way to spend time with the kids, use overripe bananas, and enjoy homemade bread.
- 1 box of yellow cake mix
- 2 large eggs
- 3 overripe bananas
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Mix the ingredients together and place them in a cake pan. Bake for 35-40 minutes. Enjoy! 🍌
Try Different Ingredients
We found a great option from Kate at Cookie and Kate if you're looking for a recipe with clean ingredients. Kate does a wonderful job offering alternatives for anyone with specific dietary restrictions or looking for healthier substitutes.
She has tested this recipe to find the perfect and tastiest option for her family. And if you're feeling creative, she even has a healthy banana muffins recipe.
Happiness is freshly baked muffins. And when you're baking, the muffin is the perfect size if you're looking for a small treat without the hassle of cutting and packaging. Muffins also make great to-go treats for playdates!
This banana bread muffin recipe from Victoria at A Modern Homestead has everything you're looking for: bananas, a short list of ingredients, and easy steps!
Add Something Sweet
Make the recipe extra special with some sweetness. Add chocolate chips, walnuts, or dashes of cinnamon to any banana bread recipe to make it sweeter. Or be creative with your banana bread - add sliced banana pieces on the top of the loaf before baking.
Get those banana print jammies on and start a new baking tradition with banana bread. Share your fun kitchen baking pictures with us on our Facebook VIP Group or tag us on Instagram. If you have a favorite banana bread recipe, share it below!