Fun Facts About Hawaii's Apple Bananas
• The name says it all! They're called "apple bananas" because their sweet-tart flavor resembles that of an apple.
• They're small but mighty. Typically smaller than regular bananas, apple bananas are packed with vitamin B6, potassium and fiber.
• Save 'em for another day. Save overripe bananas by peeling and slicing them, spreading the pieces on a baking sheet, freezing them, and then storing the frozen chunks in a container in your freezer.
• Dress to impress! While many would argue that apple bananas are best in their natural state, they're also delicious dipped in chocolate and coated with nuts.
What do apple bananas, dolphins and pigs have in common?
A protruding nose! You can tell apple bananas from other similar varieties by their telltale "pig snout" tip.
A deep-fried Filipino dessert that's always a local favorite!
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