Blue Bananas Exist And They Taste Just Like Vanilla Ice Cream

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Blue java is a type of banana variety that is, of course, blue in color and tastes like vanilla ice cream. Now, if that’s not enough to get them, we really don’t know what it takes to taste this delicious fruit. These bananas are known by different names in the few countries where they grow. In Hawaii, they are known as frozen bananas.

In the Philippines, these are known as ‘Krie’ and and ‘Cenizo’ in Central America. Some say the flavor of this banana is just like vanilla ice cream. Those who have tasted the fruit said that it reminds them of vanilla custard or a soft serve and we can’t help but marvel at mother nature’s wonders and gastronomical delights. The bananas have a distinct silvery-blue color when they are not ripe. They turn pale yellow once they do and they are not just eaten raw but also cooked, baked, and fried. They could also be pureed and frozen too for other purposes. Many even like to use these as spreads with their bread and toasts.

These bananas are cold-tolerant and found mostly in places with tropical climates. Along with the flavor, we can’t highlight enough the health benefits of the fruit. They contain a specific kind of fiber called pectin and resistant starch when they are not fully ripe that helps in moderating blood sugar levels after meals. Pectin is also known to prevent colon cancer. These also have antioxidants that help your immune system and are rich in vitamin B6 and vitamin C needed for the body to synthesize its own serotonin.

One banana contains 0.4 mg of vitamin B6 (the standard requirement for adults is 1.3 milligrams), and it is impossible to eat just one banana with such a delicious taste. The potassium, magnesium, and proteins in blue java bananas are extremely beneficial for the body in many other ways as well. One of them is to keep your heart healthy and work properly. It also helps lower blood pressure.

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Has anyone ever taste a blue banana?… —————————————————— “Blue Java Bananas are known as "ice cream bananas" because they have a creamy texture and flavor that's oddly reminiscent of vanilla custard or soft serve. They start out bluish—or blue-green—before they ripen, and seem made for pureeing and freezing into the one-ingredient ice cream (AKA frozen banana puree) that seems to go viral every summer. ——————————————————— The bananas themselves are fluffier and creamier than your typical banana, and you can find them growing in Hawaii, southeast Asia and parts of central America. Though they're usually found in tropical climates, they're pretty cold tolerant, as long as they get a decent amount of sunlight.” #bluebananas #fruits #healthy #sunlight #tropicalclimate #icecream #seeds #nongmo #tasty

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The non-digestible fibers like cellulose, hemicellulose, and alpha-glucans help the digestive system to run smoothly and help in regular bowel functioning. Ken Love, the executive director of Hawaii Tropical Fruit Growers, said, “There are over 100 types of bananas in Hawaii, all tasting different. It’s really the diversity that’s interesting.” While blue java bananas are not the sweetest variety of bananas out there, they definitely are one of the most popular.

He explained that the blue java banana is one part sugar and two parts starch. “In this case, the starch converts to sugar when they’re fully ripe,” he said while adding that he himself likes used this variety of bananas in his toasts. Besides the ice cream bananas, there are other varieties with a distinct taste. There’s one called the apple bananas that has a sweet citrus taste and another one called the Mysore banana with flavors of berries, that people would surely love.

 

 

 

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