Fruit Fly/Gnat Trap

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by Charlotte J

I saw anonymous23's recipe posted today and thought I'd add my recipe also. I made this a long time ago and it does work.

Top Review by SusieQusie

After I ate my banana and drank my Pepsi for breakfast, I built the ultimate gnat trap following your specs. I placed it in a windowsill that seems to be the local hang-out. The smell attacted the locals for sure - free food! Some of them were apparently highly educated as they quickly escaped. The others got married, settled down on _Banana Island_ and raised families. After 5 days, the commune was thriving so I sealed it off and threw it away. An interesting experiment to be sure. Unfortunately, the _Gnat Club_ on the windowsill is still a hoppin' joint. Thanks for providing me some mindless entertainment ;-).

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Remove lid and drink soda.
  2. Eat banana and save peel.
  3. At the widest part of the body of the pop bottle and where the tapering begins measure down 3-4 inches.
  4. At this point cut the bottle.
  5. Place banana peel in bottle.
  6. Invert the top of the lid and place it in the bottle.
  7. It should resemble a funnel in/on a container.
  8. Now take your handy dandy duct tape or extra wide clear tape and tape the two parts together.
  9. Add the vinegar into bottle.
  10. Now wait for those little devils to fly inches.
  11. When they try to fly up they get trapped in the sides and can't get out.

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