How To Ripen Bananas in 30 Minutes

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How to Ripen Bananas in 30 Minutes

Course: How To…
Keyword: Bananas
Prep Time5 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Did you promise the office your famous banana bread loaf only to find out your mother threw out the offensive-but-perfectly-ripened bananas you’d been curing above your fridge for the occasion? Fear not! Place the bananas, peels and all, on a cookie sheet and roast them at 300F until they feel mushy. Then make our favorite Banana Bread recipe. You’re welcome.
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  • 1 Piece Parchment Paper
  • 1 Regular-Sized Cookie Sheet Pan


  • 1 Bunch Bananas


  • Place bananas (remove the stickers first) on a cookie sheet lined with parchment or foil.
  • Bake at 300F for 20-30 minutes or until you feel them breaking down by touching the peel.
  • Then make banana bread or your favorite banana recipe!