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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    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! —Ashley Hudd, Holton, Michigan

    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...


    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....


    Cherry Banana Cupcakes

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


    Banana Nut Cupcakes

    These moist cupcakes from Vicki Abrahamson taste like little loaves of banana bread. "I keep ripe bananas in the freezer,...

    Banana Muffins

    “These muffins turn out wonderful every single time,” says Linda Heywood of Mill Bay, British Columbia. “My uncle raves abut...


    Banana-Toffee Muffin Tops

    "Toffee bits and bananas give a delightful flavor to these moist breakfast treats," says Betty kleberger of Florissant, Missouri. "I...

    Bran Banana Muffins

    Several years ago I experimented with a banana muffin recipe by adding bran cereal. I loved the results and have...


    Mini Banana Nut Bread

    “This recipe won several blue ribbons at our county and Nebraska State Fairs,” writes Anna Marie Moore from Aurora, Nebraska....


    Cherry Banana Mini Loaves

    This recipe has been passed down from my mom's mother. The addition of chocolate chips and dried cherries makes it...


    Mango Muffins

    Fresh mangoes freeze well, so when they're in season, I dice and freeze them in 2-cup containers. That way, I...

    Peanut Banana Muffins

    "Loaded with peanut butter chips and banana flavor, these tender muffins are my husband's favorite," writes Susanne Penner of Steinbach,...


    Banana-Nut Bundt Cake

    June Yeates shares this eye-appealing cake that has a temptingly tropical twist in every slice. "If you like, sprinkle confectioners'...


    Baked Banana Boats

    Kids can make their own baked banana boats with custom toppings. We use different berries and honey or peanut butter...


    Banana Brickle Muffins

    Toffee bits add great flavor to these delicious banana muffins. Serve them at breakfast, lunch, dinner or as a special...


    Banana Oat Muffins

    Chopped pecans add pleasant crunch to these hearty banana oatmeal muffins with rich flavor. These muffins are low in cholesterol,...

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    Banana Cream Pie with Cake Mix Crust

    I added something special to the classic banana cream pie: A crunchy peanut-buttery streusel tops it off. —Matthew Hass, Franklin,...


    Coconut Banana Cookies

    This is a springtime variation on my grandma's banana drop cookies and, with tons of coconut flavor, it's perfect for...


    Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

    In Oak Creek, Wisconsin, Lauren Heyn bakes up these yummy treats. Lots of banana flavor and plenty of chocolate chips...


    Baked Bananas in Orange Sauce

    This simply luscious dessert from Gusty Crum of Dover, Ohio looks pretty enough to serve for a special occasion.


    Makeover Banana Nut Bread

    This slimmed-down banana bread with applesauce is one of our favorite ways to make banana bread. On top...


    Banana and Nut Bread

    This banana nut bread smells heavenly in the oven and comes out moist and chock-full of flavor and crunchy nuts.


    Banana Muffins with Miniature Chocolate Chips

    These muffins are a good way to use up over-ripe bananas. You can make them the night before so they're...


    Makeover Frosted Banana Bars

    I've made these banana bars many times, always with favorable comments and requests for the recipe. With this makeover, you...

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    Spiced Banana Nut Muffins

    If you just have time for a muffin in the morning, make it a good one. These banana and spice-flavored...


    Moist Banana Bread

    I found this recipe in a family cookbook, and it’s been a favorite ever since. Everyone seems to like it,...


    Upside Down Banana Cake

    Because this starts with a cake mix, this is a fast and easy dessert to make. Plus, it uses up...


    Banana Nut Bars

    My sister gave me this recipe, which is always in demand with family, friends and co-workers. It's amazing how fast...


    Honey-Baked Bananas

    I created this recipe one day out of desperation. We had invited guests for dinner, and about a half hour...


    Banana Split Muffins

    In Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, Elaine Anderson and daughter Elizabeth pack all the goodies that kids love in a banana split into...