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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  1. Eva Bloom

    Eva BloomMonth ago

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

  2. your worst nightmare

    your worst nightmare2 days ago

    me too

  3. thin eevee

    thin eevee24 days ago


  4. Depressed Shadow

    Depressed ShadowMonth ago

    Who needs einstein when we have ann reardon

  5. comey2610

    comey2610Month ago

    I agreee!

  6. galaxy wolf

    galaxy wolfMonth ago


  7. BearsBeetsBattlestarGalactica

    BearsBeetsBattlestarGalactica2 hours ago

    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.

  8. Cookie Girl

    Cookie Girl3 hours ago


  9. BearsBeetsBattlestarGalactica

    BearsBeetsBattlestarGalactica4 hours ago

    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!

  10. ___Qwertygirl_ __

    ___Qwertygirl_ __7 hours ago

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

  11. Cookie Girl

    Cookie Girl12 hours ago


  12. Margaret Dela Cruz

    Margaret Dela Cruz17 hours ago

    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.

  13. Umbrella Saffire

    Umbrella Saffire19 hours ago

    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

  14. Lady Gladiator

    Lady GladiatorDay ago

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

  15. Fathia Medina

    Fathia MedinaDay ago


  16. Star Unit54

    Star Unit54Day ago

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

  17. 42x3

    42x3Day ago

    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.

  18. Kirsten Richards

    Kirsten RichardsDay ago

    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.

  19. Darkshark24

    Darkshark24Day ago

    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.

  20. AgentPedestrian

    AgentPedestrian2 days ago

    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

  21. AgentPedestrian

    AgentPedestrian2 days ago

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

  22. Banana Spice

    Banana Spice2 days ago

    *My family has been murdered*

  23. Andreí Torres

    Andreí Torres2 days ago

    Thanks, I'll appreciate bananas more =)

  24. Journey 2Asia

    Journey 2Asia2 days ago

    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

  25. Meta Hec

    Meta Hec2 days ago

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

  26. Nighttime Roblox

    Nighttime Roblox2 days ago

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

  27. Kim Luer

    Kim Luer2 days ago

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

  28. itsRozeyxyt

    itsRozeyxyt2 days ago

    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

  29. No Name

    No Name3 days ago

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

  30. Military Simulation Club

    Military Simulation Club3 days ago

    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.3 days ago

    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.3 days ago

    You can make venigar with overiped bananas


    ZAULDA ISRAEL C.3 days ago

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

  34. Macdongr

    Macdongr3 days ago

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

  35. Nkechi Onwuka

    Nkechi Onwuka3 days ago

    Dave said "even monkeys peel bananas" 🤣😂

  36. TheKiarasmommy0308

    TheKiarasmommy03083 days ago


  37. Marcelo Nayar

    Marcelo Nayar3 days ago

    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!

  38. Sandra Allen

    Sandra Allen4 days ago

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

  39. lechatbotte

    lechatbotte4 days ago

    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

  40. Alex Walbrun

    Alex Walbrun4 days ago

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

  41. Randy Leifer

    Randy Leifer4 days ago

    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.)

  42. pandora rose

    pandora rose4 days ago

    Plant abuuuuuse . Bad five minute crafts >:(

  43. Violint Violinist

    Violint Violinist4 days ago

    Cooked banana’s delicious what are u talking about

  44. kittymint 'meow'

    kittymint 'meow'5 days ago

    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

  45. Zulu Cruz

    Zulu Cruz5 days ago

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

  46. Lucky Block

    Lucky Block5 days ago

    Bananas ROTAT E

  47. Love Love

    Love Love5 days ago

    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

  48. Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ

    Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ5 days ago

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

  49. Agung Nugroho

    Agung Nugroho5 days ago

    I dont know why Chanel like 5 minute craft still around

  50. tangled in fairy lights

    tangled in fairy lights5 days ago

    Do you see Banana Man?

  51. InterNutter

    InterNutter5 days ago

    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?

  52. Arrixxe

    Arrixxe5 days ago

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

  53. Severinsen

    Severinsen6 days ago

    *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.

  54. Bella Joella

    Bella Joella6 days ago

    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.

  55. A Mead

    A Mead6 days ago

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

  56. No offense, but

    No offense, but6 days ago

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

  57. Created by Penny

    Created by Penny6 days ago

    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.

  58. lbednaz

    lbednaz6 days ago

    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!

  59. Danielle Gray

    Danielle Gray6 days ago

    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 😂😂☀️ P. S I'm being sarcastic, Obvs sunburn is very serious and you should always wear suncream 😊

  60. Black Swan

    Black Swan7 days ago

    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.

  61. Trixie B

    Trixie B7 days ago

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

  62. D Laity

    D Laity7 days ago

    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).

  63. Giuseppe Massari

    Giuseppe Massari7 days ago

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

  64. FilipTube

    FilipTube8 days ago

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

  65. xblaqkrose13x

    xblaqkrose13x8 days ago

    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.

  66. ayesha mirza

    ayesha mirza8 days ago Ma'am I'm big fan of you please tell us explain this video

  67. Mrl

    Mrl8 days ago

    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.

  68. Swiftcloud Cloud of swift

    Swiftcloud Cloud of swift8 days ago

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

  69. Epkurnis /Sheoway

    Epkurnis /Sheoway9 days ago

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

  70. •Cloud Adoki•

    •Cloud Adoki•9 days ago

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

  71. Nico Lang

    Nico Lang9 days ago

    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.

  72. leela p1nk

    leela p1nk9 days ago

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

  73. Zaihao Lightsbane

    Zaihao Lightsbane9 days ago

    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

  74. Honeyxs -

    Honeyxs -9 days ago

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

  75. Zalba

    Zalba9 days ago

    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.

  76. PaladinGuy

    PaladinGuy9 days ago

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

  77. Catherine Eng

    Catherine Eng9 days ago

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

  78. Audrey Loveland

    Audrey Loveland10 days ago

    Please debunk this video.


    AQUARIANS TWINS10 days ago

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

  80. Aratrika Chakraborty

    Aratrika Chakraborty10 days ago

    What a waste of good fruits

  81. spirit lol

    spirit lol10 days ago

    Can you please check the channel DaveHax next for this series? They showcased one of the banana hacks in this video, and ever since I've had distrust in some of their life hacks.

  82. Sidra salman

    Sidra salman10 days ago

    Ann could you do a house or a room tour? It's okay if your not fine with it but I would love to see your house, loved the video Ann 😍❤️

  83. Peep Land

    Peep Land11 days ago

    Hi, I have a video I am wondering is real or not(

  84. nativeftm

    nativeftm11 days ago

    The plastic wrap works for me.🤷🏽‍♂️ Ive tried the fridge, hanging, wrap, just leaving them on the table, inside a plastic bag as well. I normally just wrap the tops or hang them. I dont like gmos. I prefer all natural. But idk if I could be without bananas. If this was really a natural issue they would evolve. But humans really do cause most of the issues.

  85. Samm & Misty

    Samm & Misty11 days ago

    When she showed the pictures of the bananas with seed my Trypophobia was like nope 🤢

  86. Rafaela Santos

    Rafaela Santos11 days ago

    In Brazil we wrap the bananas to ripe them faster not slower hahaha.

  87. Amanda Clemmons

    Amanda Clemmons12 days ago

    We started putting our bananas in a plastic bag a few years ago because my brother’s girlfriend (who was living with us) absolutely hated the smell when they were sitting out and we discovered that the bananas stayed ripe longer

  88. Izzy Dew

    Izzy Dew12 days ago

    Ok the account “so tasty” in a lot if there videos have a “yum up” logo in the bottom left corner

  89. PoseidonGodofWater20 Productions

    PoseidonGodofWater20 Productions12 days ago


  90. PoseidonGodofWater20 Productions

    PoseidonGodofWater20 Productions12 days ago

    Hi, Anne, I had you cross over into one of my animated shows

  91. 家慧張

    家慧張12 days ago

    Petition to save Dave from eating charcoal, raw pasta, banana peel and other weird stuff in the future.

  92. Nylon 325

    Nylon 32512 days ago

    hi please debunk this big video i made it but it didnt taste at all correct like all her recipes that are 1 minute are fake that i tried he yt is emmasgoodies try her 1 minute recipes please

  93. Magdalena Anton

    Magdalena Anton12 days ago

    This fake cook8ng is really dangerous, in polish Next Masterchef one guy tried to cook a suflet inside the orange... of course it was a huge failure, and is now out. Another victim 😔

  94. Johnamma Anthony

    Johnamma Anthony12 days ago can you debunk this video

  95. Grow How

    Grow How12 days ago

    This video is in serious need of debunking! Will you please take on the challenge?

  96. Martin Kjærulff

    Martin Kjærulff13 days ago

    Around 16:00 Here you have archived versions of the documents:

  97. Moa Andersson

    Moa Andersson13 days ago

    the banana and chocolate thing is actually something people do for dessert! but like.. not at home maybe, but out while camping! I've done it at several camps and on hikes! but then you wrap it in tinfoil and put it by the fire. Some pair it with marshmallows as well!

  98. Ananth Swaminathan

    Ananth Swaminathan13 days ago

    If Ethel Yan gas comes out of the top of the banana then we discovered ethylene banana guns lol

  99. Witch 7

    Witch 713 days ago

    Even monkeys peel banana -dave

  100. Mr.Dragon

    Mr.Dragon13 days ago

    We have been genetically modifying food for over 10000 years or more. Pretty much everything humans eat that doesn't just grow naturally in a forest (and even then it might have been genetically modified by humans long ago and re-entered wild ecosystems) is a GMO. Orange carrots are a GMO, Corn is a GMO, Wheat is a GMO, the Cavendish Banana is a GMO, pigs are GMO, sheep are GMO even dogs are GMO. Just because we've become more efficient and can now do it over the course of 2-3 years with high-tech laboratories doesn't make it any different than selectively breeding over multiple decades.

  101. • Alexandra •

    • Alexandra •13 days ago

    The banana uv beads look darker than the control!! Dangerous!!

  102. Michael Cheng

    Michael Cheng13 days ago

    Anti-GMO sentiment is idiotic fear mongering, if there were any issues we would have seen them years ago. The amount of safety testing it need for approval to market is so great that any GMO with a chance of having an issue would have been screened out anyways. GMO, unlike radiated or mutation bred crops need to be tested and labelled despite being safer as less DNA is changed and we know what the changes are, anyone who is against GMO need to pick up a secondary school (middle school) biology textbook

  103. weasel1822

    weasel182213 days ago

    I can’t eat raw bananas. I’m allergic 🥺

  104. Mmmm Patas

    Mmmm Patas13 days ago

    My mom does wrap the top of the banana and it actually works i- 😞🤝

  105. gamefaceXD

    gamefaceXD14 days ago

    The banana with the large hard seed really triggers me i just want to see the seeds pulled out ahhhhh