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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Banana Cupcakes with Ganache Frosting

15 reviews

Using extra-ripe bananas in this recipe ensures the cupcakes will be sweet and moist. The ganache frosting is made even fluffier with the addition of marshmallow creme. —Stephanie Lelo, Grand Rapids, Michigan

Cherry Banana Cupcakes

16 reviews

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


Banana Nut Cupcakes

6 reviews

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


Chocolate Banana Cream Cake

35 reviews

My inspiration for this cake came from my desire to create a dessert combining my father’s love for cake, my...


Nutty Banana Cake

11 reviews

Sweet, buttery frosting and a sprinkling of chopped nuts top this yummy cake that's loaded with banana and pecan flavor....

Walnut Banana Cupcakes

22 reviews

What makes these tender banana cupcakes extra special is the nutmeg, but make sure it's fresh. They're amazingly good; I...


Upside Down Banana Cake

3 reviews

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

Triple-Layer Banana Cake

2 reviews

A year-round family favorite, the recipe for this moist layer cake was passed on to me by my mother. My...


Moist Banana Cupcakes

13 reviews

I got this recipe my mother-in-law more than 40 years ago. They taste as good today as they did back...


Cocoa Banana Cupcakes

11 reviews

Rochelle Brownlee of Big Timber, Montana shares the recipe for these moist cupcakes with milk banana flavor. The cocoa powder...


Banana Spice Cake

2 reviews

This delicious spice cake is bursting with the fresh flavor of ripe bananas and zesty orange peel. "I've packed lots...

Banana Snack Cake

23 reviews

"I often make this moist banana cake for birthday days," remarks Dawn Fagerstrom from Warren, Minnesota. "The recipe is good...


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Banana Split Icebox Cake

29 reviews

One day a friend showed me how to make a traditional icebox cake with just cream and graham crackers. I...


Banana Split Ice Cream Cake

4 reviews

Every time they visit, my children and grandkids request this fantastic frozen dessert. It takes time to assemble, but it's...


Marshmallow-Filled Banana Cupcakes

15 reviews

A friend gave me this recipe when I first moved into my neighborhood 40 years ago. It might seem more...


Chocolate Banana Split Cupcakes

8 reviews

My mom often made these cute cupcakes when I was young. They go over just as well now when I...

Banana Cupcakes

11 reviews

This recipe was given to me by my mother, and I've since handed it down to my daughters. The moist...


Banana Cake with Chocolate Frosting

16 reviews

I always requested banana cake with fudge frosting for my birthday. Mom’s recipe is attached to my fridge—and my heart....


Banana Coconut Cake

9 reviews

Meet the Cook: In our family, a meal isn't considered complete without a dessert - or, sometimes, two! This cake...


Hummingbird Cake

21 reviews

This impressive hummingbird cake is my dad’s favorite, so I always make it for his birthday. It makes a memorable...


Banana Nut Layer Cake

3 reviews

"This cake is the top choice of the 'birthday child' in our family!" says Patsy Howard of Bakersfield, California.


Chunky Monkey Cupcakes

2 reviews

Peanut butter is a favorite of ours, and it brings a fun element to these cupcakes. They're good with or...