“Magic Crystals" Banana Cream Pie / "Magic Crystals" Pai med Banankrem

A pie recipe from an ad for Carnation published in April 1956“Magic Crystals" Banana Cream Pie / "Magic Crystals" Pai med Banankrem

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Banana Bread / Bananbrød

A recipe for bread found in “The Farmers Family Baking Book”
a free E-book published by the Devondale Dairy
Banana Bread / Bananbrød

Put your overripe bananas to good use and make a loaf of banana bread. You’ll love this bread’s moist texture and simple flavor. Banana bread should form a crack down the center as it bakes–a sign the baking soda is doing its job. Serve toasted with a smear of cream cheese, greek yogurt, or peanut butter and top with mixed nuts. Your kids will love it.

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Australian Banana Crescents / Australske Bananhorn

A fancy dessert recipe found in “The Best of International Cooking” published by Hamlyn in 1984
Australian Banana Crescents / Australske Bananhorn

In my eyes you just can’t go wrong with bananas. I love them in any form or shape, but then again, that’s just me  😉

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Norway Celebrates The First Ever Banana Arriving In The Country

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This photo with the title as above was among the photos in a post called “These 60 Rare Photos Will Destroy Everything You Knew About The Past” once posted on Distractify. But honestly, I know we are a small country with merely 5 million citizens and even fewer back when the photo was taken, still I think you would need more than 12 people to call an event a national celebration.

On the other hand, a song from just after WWII called “Når det kommer en båt med bananer” (When a boat with bananas arrives) is still played on the radio from time to time, so yes, we do love bananas in Norway – Ted  😉

Butter Fried Bananas / Smørstekte Bananer

A classic seventies dessert found in “Desserter” (Desserts)
published by Hjemmets kokebokklubb in 1979

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If you’ve never tasted fried bananas you’ve missed out on a rather delicious dessert. Chopped almonds, lemon juice and honey makes this quickly prepared and just as quickly fried dessert a real treat – Ted

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