How long do cut bananas last? The exact answer to that question depends to a large extent on storage conditions — keep cut-up bananas refrigerated.
Bananas discolor quickly when cut — to prevent browning, sprinkle the cut bananas with a little lemon juice before refrigerating.
To maximize the shelf life of cut bananas, wrap tightly with plastic wrap or aluminum foil, or place in covered container or resealable plastic bag and refrigerate.
How long do cut bananas last in the fridge? Properly stored, cut bananas will last for 3 to 4 days in the refrigerator.
Can you freeze cut bananas? Yes, to freeze bananas: (1) Peel and mash; (2) Add one tablespoon of lemon juice or 1/2 teaspoon ascorbic acid for each cup of mashed banana to prevent browning; (3) Place in covered airtight containers or heavy-duty freezer bags.
How long do cut bananas last in the freezer? Properly stored, they will maintain best quality for about 2 to 3 months, but will remain safe beyond that time.
The freezer time shown is for best quality only — cut-up bananas that have been kept constantly frozen at 0° F will keep safe indefinitely.
How to tell if cut bananas are bad or spoiled? The best way is to smell and look at the cut bananas: discard any bananas that have an off smell or appearance; if mold appears, discard the cut bananas.
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