BananA Easy & cheaP RecipeS

For the COVID-19 confinement: easy and cheap banana recipes.

Because you can enjoy eating bananas not only as a raw fruit

Maybe you´re lucky and can spend time at home cooking sophisticated recipes at home. Unfortunately, a lockdown means for most of the population a moment of austerity. Therefore, we would like to develop a few inexpensive recipes that are also healthy and delicious. Some recipes we hope can help you to save you time and effort at home, a place that currently might has turned into a chaotic little world.

Obviously, as you have probably guessed, our main ingredient will be bananas. Our special ingredient that will be part of a very small list of ingredients.

BananA SmoothiE


  • 1 peeled frozen banana
  • 2 tablespoons of cacao* powder (better if it´s made in Ecuador 😉 )
  • ⅓ cup of water or milk


1st Place all the ingredients in a blender or blend them until smooth with a fork

And that’s all! Ready to enjoy it.

BananA MoussE


  • 1 ripe banana
  • 1 ripen avocado
  • 1/4 cup raw cacao* powder (as already said, better if it´s from Ecuador )
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon honey 
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence


1st Peel and cube the banana and the avocado. 

2nd Place all ingredients in a blender and pulse into smooth, or you can also use a fork to blend all the ingredients until smooth.

3rd Refrigerate to get a more solid consistency.

And  serve & enjoy it!.

BananA PancakE


  • 1 ripe banana
  • 2 eggs
  •  A small splash of oil or a small knob of butter


1st Smash the ripe banana with a fork.

2nd Whisk the eggs until blended.

3rd In a bowl, mix together the banana and eggs until getting a homogeneous batter.


4th Heat a non-stick frying pan over a medium-high heat with a teaspoon of oil or a small knob of butter.

5th Ladle some batter into the pan and fry until golden and bubbles rise to the surface. Flip the pancake and fry until golden brown.

And ready to really nice serve the pancakes!

BananA Ice CreaM

Let’s remember this recipe already posted in our BananitaBlog 

Banana ice cream

*For our recipes we have used the organic cacao from “Herencia Esmeraldas”. This delicate cacao is produced in a farmer owned chocolate company from Esmeraldas, Ecuador. Learn more about it in this video

Organic Ecuadorian cacao from Esmeraldas
Ecuadorian cacao from Herencia Esmeraldas