Debunking Fake Banana Hack Viral Videos | How To Cook That Ann Reardon


Debunking Fake Banana Hack Viral Videos
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Hi I am Ann Reardon, How to Cook That is my youtube channel it is filled with crazy sweet creations made just for you. In this episode we are debunking fake viral banana video hacks. Discussing panama disease (fusarium wilt or TR4) that is affecting bananas. And answering the questions: Do banana peels protect you from UV? Do bananas protect you from the sun? Can you eat banana peels? Do bananas make plants grow? Join me for creative cakes, chocolate & desserts, new video every Friday.
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  • Eva Bloom
    Eva Bloom2 muaj më parë

    This was fascinating! Especially about the banana disease, GMO and the ripening process- thanks for the video I definitely learnt something!

  • your worst nightmare

    your worst nightmare

    5 ditë më parë

    me too

  • thin eevee

    thin eevee

    27 ditë më parë


  • Depressed Shadow

    Depressed Shadow

    Muaj më parë

    Who needs einstein when we have ann reardon

  • comey2610


    Muaj më parë

    I agreee!

  • galaxy wolf

    galaxy wolf

    Muaj më parë


  • Britt Keller
    Britt KellerOrë më parë

    iirc you can speed up avocado ripening by putting them with bananas.

  • JhanirFower
    JhanirFower4 orë më parë

    Please do the same on guac and avocado! Bananas are cheap, avocado is the real deal!!!!!

  • chee chang
    chee chang9 orë më parë

    As the 9th Doctor would say don't drop the banana. Good source of potassium! Before I go and watch other videos, your videos are fantastic.

  • Mr Funreal
    Mr Funreal17 orë më parë

    GMO is sometimes required to even get the thing people want. Without GMO some vegetables and fruits don't even look like we're used to seeing them. Besides, if GMO was really unhealthy, they would not be allowed. For example, fake drugs like aspirin and tylenol is sought out and destroyed because that kills you. But GMO's don't.

  • Ewa Cisek
    Ewa Cisek21 orë më parë

    In fact I made bananas with chocolate many times. I usually wrap it all in tin foil and cook at the edge of a campfire. It's a great campfire treat.

  • mini human
    mini human22 orë më parë

    Day 2 of asking Anne to do more clever or never😃

  • Reyan Shah
    Reyan Shah22 orë më parë

    15:54 wait bananas are immortalđŸ€Łoh and yo

  • First Last
    First LastDitë më parë

    That wild banana photo will haunt my dreams forever.

  • Deepthi Ravindran
    Deepthi RavindranDitë më parë

    In kerala we use the skin of unripe bananas as a vegetable. We shallow fry them with spices and its a tasty dish

  • Joie Dulle
    Joie DulleDitë më parë

    9:00 Ok, but does anyone else think that the banana peels look like delicious noodles?!

  • Cameron Steele
    Cameron SteeleDitë më parë

    Hey Ann happy new year. I would like you to react and debunk this video.

  • Kade Maxwell
    Kade MaxwellDitë më parë

    Figured I'd subscribe after this. So much research and information presented in a fun, interesting way.

  • Aidan O
    Aidan ODitë më parë

    person1: im the dumbest man alive person2: i watch 5 minute crafts on my tv while eating halo top ice cream person1: your clearly dumber

  • Aidan O
    Aidan ODitë më parë

    people that dislike this video: all hail the 5 minute crafts cult we are the most stupid ones people that like this video: hi im a normal person that is not an idiot

  • Aidan O
    Aidan ODitë më parë

    ann reardon: debunks 5 minute crafts me: ann is our savior!!!!

  • Carmen Visser
    Carmen VisserDitë më parë

    Brown bananas makes the best bananabread

  • thierryf67
    thierryf67Ditë më parë

    Well, a real receipe. when the bananas seems just too ripe to be eaten as it. I cook flamed bananas : a little butter in a stove, make the bananas caramelize (without the peel). When cook enough, you can add a little of strong alcohol (Rum, Cointreau, etc... whatever you like). then ignite the alcohol in the stove. serve warm... that's really tasty. and not fake. There's an alternative, in oven, but there you cook the banana cut in its length with its peel, and don't flame them in the oven.

  • reiofsunshine
    reiofsunshineDitë më parë

    Hahahah even monkeys peel bananas!

  • thierryf67
    thierryf67Ditë më parë

    the banana peel just have the taste of the sauce... too much sauce, it's the secret to hide no tastes or bad tastes. that's not food, in my own opinion.

  • theBabyDead
    theBabyDead2 ditë më parë

    People unjustly hate GMO. Every bit of vegetables and fruits we have is already a GMO. There's a big difference between 'natural GMO' like crossbreeding and splicing, and 'unnatural GMO' with chemicals and pesticides being spliced into the plants.

  • theBabyDead
    theBabyDead2 ditë më parë

    As a kid , we used to do the chocolate banana thing all the time! Not in the microwave like that, though. We'd put a very sweet kind of children's chocolates in (koetjesrepen) and wrap the banana in tinfoil before sticking it in the oven. The endresult was quite different.

  • Colleen Pedder
    Colleen Pedder2 ditë më parë

    I have to say i have done the chocolate and banana on and i love it.. we did that at school and i am now 51

  • Blixer
    Blixer2 ditë më parë

    The vast majority of people who have problems with GMOs don’t actually understand what GMOs are. All of the crops humans consume are genetically modified. The real difference is how they were made: in a laboratory or on a farm. As you pointed put wild bananas are radically different to domesticated bananas and the same holds true for virtually every other crop humans raise.

  • Kenneth Guo
    Kenneth Guo2 ditë më parë

    I just wanna add that the leaf one wouldn't even work as it looks similar to monster deliciosa or other aroids that look similar to it and they require a node cutting to grow but the cutting shown was that of a leaf, not a node.

    SUNIYAH MILLER2 ditë më parë

    Dave goes through a LOT O.O

  • Spidergirl79
    Spidergirl792 ditë më parë

    Instead of having a banana in your purse to protect from the sun, why not have sunblock in your purse. And people wont look at you like you've lost your mind.

  • BearsBeetsBattlestarGalactica
    BearsBeetsBattlestarGalactica2 ditë më parë

    I personally dont have much of an issue with GMOs as we are going to have 2 rely on them more and more as the population grows and as climate change issues continue to rise. I also think you cant lump all GMOs into the same category. Like cross breeding 2 kinds of oranges or something isnt exactly the same as manipulating a plants DNA and adding genes from a completely different type of food like when they added a brazil nut gene into soy beans or watever, I 4got the exact plants involved. Either way though they need more long term studies b4 anything can be said for certain.

  • Cookie Girl
    Cookie Girl2 ditë më parë


  • BearsBeetsBattlestarGalactica
    BearsBeetsBattlestarGalactica2 ditë më parë

    Thank you 4 exposing these frauds! I just dont understand how people make these fake hacks that can really be harmful and just dont care that they might be really hurting people! Like, why!? For some stupid views!? Humans really disgust me a lot of the time. Also I'm 99% sure bananas are a fruit, not a veggie, but no big deal. Im glad 2 know all these hack videos arent real though. I used to try them sometimes and be so frustrated that my attempts never worked! It never occurred to me that anyone would make videos like that and just blatantly LIE, purposely making hacks they know are BS! I'm lucky I never tried anything dangerous!

  • ___Qwertygirl_ __
    ___Qwertygirl_ __2 ditë më parë

    Rose Mary is only good on poultry I don’t think it would be good on bananas....

  • Cookie Girl
    Cookie Girl3 ditë më parë


  • Margaret Dela Cruz
    Margaret Dela Cruz3 ditë më parë

    I love your videos. My husband especially likes your debunking videos. We came across this video on making a 5 minute birthday cake in the microwave. Wanted to see what your input is? Here’s the link.

  • Umbrella Saffire
    Umbrella Saffire3 ditë më parë

    Pretty sure for the people who grow bananas for a income and food source would need the gmo banana otherwise they'd have to find something or somewhere else to plant

  • Lady Gladiator
    Lady Gladiator3 ditë më parë

    I've been calling it Gross Michelle this entire time lmao

  • Fathia Medina
    Fathia Medina3 ditë më parë


  • Star Unit54
    Star Unit543 ditë më parë

    It’s so awesome how she put so much work into these videos!

  • 42x3
    42x34 ditë më parë

    GMO phobias, why? Everything we eat has at one time or another over thousands of years been modified. Maze (corn), apples, peppers (you can't get to a ghost pepper without modification), and there are thousands of other examples.

  • Kirsten Richards
    Kirsten Richards4 ditë më parë

    In the US some of us put chocolate, marshmallows, and red hots inside a banana, wrap it in foil, and heat it in the coals of a campfire when camping. It’s a similar tradition to s’mores in youth camping or at least it was decades ago when I was a kid. I don’t recall thinking it smelled bad. I do recall the taste and liked it but liked s’mores better. We called it a banana boat long before I ever heard of suntan oil of the same name.

  • Darkshark24
    Darkshark244 ditë më parë

    That hairdryer trick made me call you and what you did witchcraft out loud. After you admited to using a dry erase marker made me exclaim I knew it out loud.

  • AgentPedestrian
    AgentPedestrian4 ditë më parë

    My main problem with GMO is in apples tbh... they grow them to be larger and prettier and as a result they lose all the taste and become crispy water

  • AgentPedestrian
    AgentPedestrian4 ditë më parë

    I wonder what the squeaking around 24 minutes in was đŸ€” A bird? Australia has a lot of strange birds

  • Banana Spice
    Banana Spice5 ditë më parë

    *My family has been murdered*

  • AndreĂ­ Torres
    Andreí Torres5 ditë më parë

    Thanks, I'll appreciate bananas more =)

  • Journey 2Asia
    Journey 2Asia5 ditë më parë

    Cooking banana peels isn't as uncommon as you think. In many countries, to eliminate food waste, they cook with everything. It's why their are so many recipes that exist using the "throw away" parts of animals

  • Meta Hec
    Meta Hec5 ditë më parë

    Is the ripening process for other fruits and vegetables the same?

  • Nighttime Roblox
    Nighttime Roblox5 ditë më parë

    I think the reason why the hacks are so bad is because they don’t expect anyone to actually do them lol 😂

  • Kim Luer
    Kim Luer5 ditë më parë

    You should look at 5 minute crafts outdoor cooking hacks that you have to try.

  • itsRozeyxyt
    itsRozeyxyt5 ditë më parë

    Poor the banana and the plant :"> Is this a natural abuse no no im just kidding xD btw love you video ann keep it up making good content

  • No Name
    No Name5 ditë më parë

    good thing we eat bananas even when it's already brown. also, we have a lot of them...

  • Military Simulation Club
    Military Simulation Club5 ditë më parë

    The only thing I have against GMOs is that they are owned by monopolies (IE Soros) who have a lot of control over small farmers. I have no problem with the GMO food itself and think they could solve a lot of problems

    ZAULDA ISRAEL C.5 ditë më parë

    There are many types of delicious Bananas without seeds and it taste better than cavendish. banana Musa acuminata aka. Señorita Some of them hve no english translation Lakatan/Lacatan Latundan and Saba which can be cooked in many ways

    ZAULDA ISRAEL C.5 ditë më parë

    You can make venigar with overiped bananas

    ZAULDA ISRAEL C.5 ditë më parë

    This is very educational. I love Bananas and I Love HowtoCookThat

  • Macdongr
    Macdongr6 ditë më parë

    The fridge bananas were the most surprising ones. It looks edible aside from the brown skin.

  • Nkechi Onwuka
    Nkechi Onwuka6 ditë më parë

    Dave said "even monkeys peel bananas" đŸ€ŁđŸ˜‚

  • TheKiarasmommy0308
    TheKiarasmommy03086 ditë më parë


  • Marcelo Nayar
    Marcelo Nayar6 ditë më parë

    The work this woman is doing is colossal (in the best possibly imagined sense): she not only does killer research (kudos!) and comes up with down-to-earth "classes" in her videos; she is confronting the "farms" along with whoever and whatever may be behind them. She is like a lone hero trying her best for at least a few (ten-? hundred-?) thousands to see what YT and other platforms have become. All this without calling revolution or screaming death to capitalism. BRAVA!

  • Sandra Allen
    Sandra Allen6 ditë më parë

    Dave :- “Do we trust her?” Me :- “Oh yes, more than anyone else on ALthe”

  • lechatbotte
    lechatbotte6 ditë më parë

    GMO isn’t the evil of all evils. Like all things it depends on the modification. Botanists have been modifying plants long before people understood what it was

  • Alex Walbrun
    Alex Walbrun6 ditë më parë

    YES CHOCOLATE BANANA°0° We always do them in camps on a campfire and it’s so awesome aaaaaah

  • Randy Leifer
    Randy Leifer6 ditë më parë

    I must have been watching this, when I fell asleep. Because I had a dream about a guy putting banana juice on his face, for health. But the guy in my dream, was spinning the banana in a mechanism, to get the juices to the tip (real dream) . Hmmmmm.... #1, .... not gay. #2, I don't believe in most "natural cure" videos. #3, (I just made and ate pop-tarts for the first time in 30 years.)

  • pandora rose
    pandora rose7 ditë më parë

    Plant abuuuuuse . Bad five minute crafts >:(

  • Violint Violinist
    Violint Violinist7 ditë më parë

    Cooked banana’s delicious what are u talking about

  • kittymint 'meow'
    kittymint 'meow'7 ditë më parë

    ive gotten so many bad sunburns and burn worse with sunscreen so i just dont go outside also how can you read a book in the sun just go inside

  • Zulu Cruz
    Zulu Cruz7 ditë më parë

    *No plants and fruits were harmed in the making of this vide...oh wait*

  • Lucky Block
    Lucky Block7 ditë më parë

    Bananas ROTAT E

  • Love Love
    Love Love7 ditë më parë

    There are cuisines where people do & have been eating banana peels along with the banana. But we don't eat it raw (we cook it with other ingredients) & we don't eat the ripe ones peel. Just thought it's an interesting fact . They do have nutritional value. It's just a cultural thing. I guess it could be weird for others

  • ÆžÌ”ÌĄÓœÌ”ÌšÌ„Æ·
    ÆžÌ”ÌĄÓœÌ”ÌšÌ„Æ·7 ditĂ« mĂ« parĂ«

    I love watching these video until i remember i used to eat pancake with rice edit 1:word's

  • Agung Nugroho
    Agung Nugroho8 ditë më parë

    I dont know why Chanel like 5 minute craft still around

  • tangled in fairy lights
    tangled in fairy lights8 ditë më parë

    Do you see Banana Man?

  • InterNutter
    InterNutter8 ditë më parë

    I warned you about this some time ago - no shame for forgetting about that lol - but this video has been going around on my social media for some time and I'd love to see your take on it all. WARNING - Extremely annoying audio, please mute it or your ears will bleed. Features such marvellous highlights as: * No actual quantities of ingredients * Microwave action * Gives up on describing what things they're dipping stuff into or adding to the thing. in progress * WTF ingredients euw why would you eat that WHYYYY?

  • Arrixxe
    Arrixxe8 ditë më parë

    Ann: I’ll just get some rosemary from my garden Me: I’ll just get that one lonely flower from my very lonely garden

  • Severinsen
    Severinsen8 ditë më parë

    *People are afraid of what they don't understand.* Only those that don't have chemical knowledge are afraid of all "chemicals", even though we are literally made of them, when they really mean carcinogens. People that don't know how genetic modification works either, and will avoid GMO foods because they think it's inherently bad, but don't know why foods are being modified in the first place (like avoiding disease in the plants) or how many genetically modified foods they're actually eating on a weekly basis. Knowledge is the only way to defeat ignorance induced fear.

  • Bella Joella
    Bella Joella8 ditë më parë

    I would be more then fine eating the genetically modified banana. Especially if one was bread to have the sugars ripen into pretty much any sugar other then fructose. I can't have more fructose so I have to eat fairly green bananas or really small portions of them.

  • A Mead
    A Mead8 ditë më parë

    The banana beads looked like they actually got darker. Love these videos. Awesome.

  • No offense, but
    No offense, but9 ditë më parë

    The thumbnail is real but only one person can do that R U P U N Z E L ' S H A I R

  • Created by Penny
    Created by Penny9 ditë më parë

    The banana with chocolate is actually called a Banana Boat. We made them in Girl Scouts/Girl Guides. When you cut the wedge, leave the peel attached. Add in chocolate, marshmallows, or whatever you like. Put the peel back in place, wrap it in aluminum foil, and put it at the edge of a campfire (or in a microwave) for a few minutes to let it all get melty and gooey.

  • lbednaz
    lbednaz9 ditë më parë

    I love how Ann says with a smile, "should you eat that? I don't know, let's cook it up and give it to Dave to try!" Poor Dave!

  • Danielle Gray
    Danielle Gray9 ditë më parë

    I enjoyed the segment about sun safety but as a resident of Scotland, we have a very weak sun so getting sunburnt would be a real achievement đŸ˜‚đŸ˜‚â˜€ïž P. S I'm being sarcastic, Obvs sunburn is very serious and you should always wear suncream 😊

  • Black Swan
    Black Swan9 ditë më parë

    I have no issue with GMOs. I think a lot of the fear and apprehension around them comes from misinformation. If someone you trusted told you that GMO meant someone was taking frog DNA and implanting it into human embryos, you'd probably be upset, too. The best way to combat misinformation is with research, trust and patience. Once someone has been indoctrinated to believe that vaccines cause autism and hormonal birth control is turning the frogs gay, it takes a lot to undue that damage.

  • Trixie B
    Trixie B9 ditë më parë

    Stores near me always use plastic wrap on the tips, they better get smart and save money on plastic wrap.

  • D Laity
    D Laity9 ditë më parë

    14:10-ish: We used to make baked bananas a little like that at guide camp on the campfire (and we were told if you want to do it at home, bake them in the oven (about 10 mins). Only difference, we peeled the banana, did just one slit down it and pressed in chocolate buttons (and occasionally sprinkles), then wrapped it tight in tinfoil to bake. In all honesty, when I've been short on money, or feeling very nostalgic, I've made it since, but it's not the world's greatest dessert (a baked apple is way better).

  • Giuseppe Massari
    Giuseppe Massari10 ditë më parë

    Lucky me who live in Brazil, where a normal supermarket has at least 5 different types of bananas

  • FilipTube
    FilipTube10 ditë më parë

    Hi Ann, here is one life hacks by 5-minute crafts: its at 1:24. Best wishes!

  • xblaqkrose13x
    xblaqkrose13x10 ditë më parë

    In principle I have no problem with GMO food. Earlier methods to increase rate of mutation (used since the 1950s) use radiation to induce random mutations and then kept mutated varieties that had benefits. This is not labeled as GMO I think (citation needed). So, I personally prefer this more specific introduction of the specific gene into the plant. My only problem with GMO is when they introduce a gene to make it resistant to a specific pesticide so farmers can heavily spray them, or modify a plant such that it can't grow without fertilizers from a company. It is the pesticide and the ability of farmers to afford seeds/fertilizers I worry about, not the modified plant.

  • ayesha mirza
    ayesha mirza11 ditë më parë Ma'am I'm big fan of you please tell us explain this video

  • Mrl
    Mrl11 ditë më parë

    the banana in the mircowave with chocolate is almost right. You should put it in aluminiumfoil and put it "over" the fire for a outdoor dessert.

  • Swiftcloud Cloud of swift
    Swiftcloud Cloud of swift11 ditë më parë

    I want to say Aloe Vera shouldnt be left outside or it can get overvwatered, you should put it in like a sun room

  • Epkurnis /Sheoway
    Epkurnis /Sheoway11 ditë më parë

    the banana and chilli pepper is to make a banana pepper grow clearly

  • ‱Cloud Adoki‱
    ‱Cloud Adoki‱11 ditĂ« mĂ« parĂ«

    So yummy has a app?!?! I just now found out

  • Nico Lang
    Nico Lang11 ditë më parë

    Could you do more debunking videos of SoYummy cooking recipes and give them to Dave to try? His reviews are my favorite part of your videos.

  • leela p1nk
    leela p1nk11 ditë më parë

    Bananas are the most favourite fruit in the world! Apples: ._.

  • Zaihao Lightsbane
    Zaihao Lightsbane11 ditë më parë

    GMO is what we did since we existed. We modified Animals and plants by breeding/inbreeding and whatnot. That is the EXACT same just more "modern". People need to chill out and stop going after people growing it and focus their Time on actual Health issues

  • Honeyxs -
    Honeyxs -11 ditë më parë

    My mom would use the bag u put the bananas in at the grocery store and she would use that to wrap th bannas

  • Zalba
    Zalba12 ditë më parë

    You actually didn’t do the pulled pork one the right way (so didn’t 5MC). In order to make it, you have to use overripe bananas. Also, it would make it better to fry it in the oven for a little bit after frying it in the pan.

  • PaladinGuy
    PaladinGuy12 ditë më parë

    GMOs are good, we need more of them and less organic.

  • Catherine Eng
    Catherine Eng12 ditë më parë

    did anyone else get scared of the wild banana with huge seeds bc of the sudden pop up, music, and tryptophobia lol

  • Audrey Loveland
    Audrey Loveland12 ditë më parë

    Please debunk this video.

    AQUARIANS TWINS12 ditë më parë

    Anne I don't want this to be a Bad For Dave her every other video:dave taste my probably dangerous good

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