Banana Surprise is a gadget you can use to add chocolate, strawberry syrup, honey, peanut butter, or any other liquid flavoring to a banana. You insert a tool into the banana and pull out the "core," which forms a channel into which you inject your liquid of choice. Like this:
Get yours at Amazon for $27 plus shipping. I have a few thoughts about this.
1. Bananas are one of the few fruits that kids will eat without coaxing. They are already soft and sweet and if you need to add sugary flavor to them, we've lost the battle.
2. Bananas are simple. They come in their own natural container that even children can handle. The Banana Surprise is very complicated and turns a quick snack into a 5-step process that involves extensive dish washing. And $27.
3. Bananas are phallic. Even the instructions for this can turn anyone into a giggling 12-year-old.
-via Boing Boing