How to preserve bananas for your pantry – you’ll be surprised at your options! I know that my family loves the sweet treat of bananas and when they are on sale I like to buy them in bulk. The only problem with bananas is how fast they can spoil – wasting food and money. But you have a lot of options when it comes to preserving your bananas for your pantry (and more).
So what exactly are the options for preserving bananas? You can actually choose from dehydrating, freeze drying, solar drying, freezing and even some great recipes to make that will be a perfect way to preserve bananas for the pantry. Whatever you choose, you no longer have to worry about buying extra or bulk bananas and them wasting away!
Bananas are a great source of potassium and are nature’s candy (so don’t over do it folks). They are perfect for smoothies, quick snacks and pick-me-ups in the afternoon. But I know most people avoid buying many at one time because they can go bad so quickly. Well I have 6 methods to preserve bananas that you can now employ!
How To Preserve Bananas For Your Pantry
Items to Consider for Preserving Bananas
Here are a few items you may want to have or invest in for preparing your bananas and preserving them.
A Banana Slicer
This handy tool is less than 10 and will help you to quickly and evenly slice your bananas for all sorts of things.
I like this banana slicer but there are many models to choose from.
Good ‘ol Plastic Wrap
Have you ever seen bananas in the store that have their stems wrapped in plastic? This is actually a way to easily keep your bananas fresh longer by keeping ethylene gas from reaching other parts of the fruit and over-ripening it. See more about that here….