Make banana bread.
This recipe from Smitten Kitchen is not bad at all — it’s super moist without being smooshy, and the bourbon adds everything you hope it will (rum works too).
Freeze bananas and turn them into magic healthy soft-serve.
Peel the bananas and cut them into chunks before freezing. When you want ice cream, dump a couple handfuls into a food processor and whiz until they turn into creamy goodness. You can amp it up with peanut butter and chocolate sauce, or find more ideas here.
Or blend a peanut butter-chocolate chip banana milkshake.
Make a no-bake banana cheesecake.
Whip up healthy instant chocolate pudding with avocado, banana, and peanut butter.
You can also get a little schmancier with this coconut caramel banana pudding.
Or keep it simple: smoothies!
There’s essentially no smoothie on earth that doesn’t benefit from the addition of a ripe banana (freeze it first if you like it a little frosty).
Blueberry Spinach Smoothie (with a banana for good measure)
Or some adorable (and flourless) banana-chocolate pudding cakes.
With coconut whipped cream on top, yum. Recipe here.
Old bananas + extra zucchini = the ultimate produce-dump cake.