Banana Recipes

Got overripe bananas? Use them up in our cozy recipes with bananas, which include banana bread (of course), but also banana dessert recipes and smoothies.

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    Salted Caramel and Banana Hot Chocolate

    Sip on this salted caramel and banana drinking chocolate when the temperatures start to drop. It's the perfect cool-weather drink. —James Schend, Taste of Home Deputy Editor, Culinary

    PB & Banana French Toast Bake

    This is a nice treat for breakfast or brunch. Peanut butter is tasty and full of protein. Spread jam or...


    Cast-Iron Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

    I love this cast-iron banana bread because it cooks evenly every time. The end result is so moist and delicious!...


    Peanut Butter Banana Overnight Oats

    Talk about wholesome and quick! You'll be satisfied right up until lunchtime with these peanut butter banana overnight oats. —Taste...


    Banana Split Cake Bars

    Summer isn’t summer without a banana split or two, and these fun bars bring that same delicious flavor in potluck-perfect...

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    Dirty Banana Trifle

    What could be better than bananas, cookies and Kahlua? You can adjust this to suit your taste, depending on whether...


    Coconut Milk Strawberry-Banana Pops

    These four-ingredient freezer pops are a delicious way to use up a pint of fresh strawberries. You'll love the hint...

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    Raspberry-Banana Breakfast Tacos

    My sweet take on breakfast tacos swaps in pancakes for the tortillas! They're so easy and absolutely delicious. Pick your...


    Chocolate Chip, PB & Banana Sandwiches

    I love finding new ways to combine peanut butter, chocolate and bananas. I was shocked when my nephews (who are...


    Grilled Pound Cake with Warm Amaretto Bananas

    Banana, butter and caramel flavors go so well together already, and then you add a sweet almond liqueur, such as...


    Berry-Banana Split

    The fruit flavors plus chocolate ice cream make this a very tasty, pretty dessert. There's an explosion of flavor with...

    Banana Rum Sundaes for Two

    You can serve this mouthwatering dessert any time because it takes just minutes to make. The warm, sweet fruit and...


    Banana Colada Sundaes

    "This is my number one standby when I don't have much time to prepare a dessert, but still want to...


    Tiny Banana Cream Pies

    These petite pies take very little time to prepare and it’s an impressive, delicious dessert. Since my husband’s work hours...


    Strawberry Banana Spritzer

    This easy-to-fix breakfast beverage is smooth and refreshing. The bananas and strawberries can be blended ahead of time and frozen,...


    Banana Date-Nut Mini Muffins

    “These little muffins have so much flavor they don't need butter or jam or anything else to make them complete....

    Fruit & Nut Salad

    The festive colors in this salad make it a delightful addition to the holiday spread. Quick and easy, this recipe...


    Blueberry Banana Smoothies

    “We often make smoothies to use up bananas that are past the point of eating them fresh. This combination is...


    Banana Pancake for One

    Get a delicious start to the day with this tender and hearty pancake recipe for one. I like to experiment...


    Elvis’s Banana Sandwiches

    A fruity peanut butter filling sandwiched between slices of banana bread makes for an appealing lunch that will have young...


    Creamy Yogurt Ice Pops

    These fun, refreshing peach pops get smooth, creamy goodness from yogurt. Any fruit can be substituted in the recipe. We’ve...


    Mother’s Banana Sherbet

    Here’s a cool, creamy treat that’s such a favorite with my family, I usually triple the recipe. —Kathy Barton, Homer,...


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    Bananas Foster on the Grill

    Bananas Foster is my husband's favorite dessert, and this is one of the easiest recipes I've ever found. Not only...


    Banana Chip Pancakes

    Birthday-morning special, these fluffy banana chocolate chip pancakes can be flavor adjusted to your heart's content! One of my kids...

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    Banana Blueberry Smoothies

    “My sons love this smoothie, whether it’s served frozen or with a straw. Either way, I feel good giving them...


    Peanut Butter & Banana Smoothie

    What kids wouldn’t love waking up to this creamy peanut butter banana smoothie? For a fun variation, substitute chocolate syrup...


    Chocolate-Almond Banana Splits

    When your kids just can’t wait to dig into something sweet, put together these speedy banana splits. Experiment with various...


    Strawberry Banana Yogurt Smoothie

    This frosty strawberry banana smoothie with yogurt is a great way to use up that last banana. Frozen berries and...


    Cherry Banana Cupcakes

    Perfect for your breakfast on the go or a sweet treat, these Cupcakes come courtesy of Diana Benecke from Milwaukee,...


    Apricot Banana Rice Pudding

    Our Test Kitchen created this sweet, but-not-too-sweet variation on rice pudding. It's a great way to use up leftover rice.