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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Maple Nut Banana Bread

Banana bread rises to a whole new level when you add maple syrup, sour cream and pecans—and a cinnamon-spiced streusel. It’s a comforting, home-style treat for breakfast or any time of day.—David Dahlman, Chatsworth, California

Banana Cream Sandwich Cookies

People go bananas for these! These rich little sandwiches are a nice change of pace on a Christmas platter, and...


Marcie’s Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

2 reviews

I’ve got a super moist muffin that’s a big hit at our house—tender inside and lightly crisp outside. I use...


Christmas Banana Bread

9 reviews

This bread is a pretty addition to the table during the holidays. Cherries, walnuts and chocolate chips give fast festive...


Cherry Banana Mini Loaves

1 review

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

Banana Cream Chocolate Truffles

3 reviews

This truffle recipe was created from ripe bananas and my imagination, and the outcome blew my family and friends away!...


Poppy Seed-Banana Mini Loaves

These lovely loaves from Katherine Stallwood of Kennewick, Washington are absolutely perfect for gift giving. A surprising hint of orange...

Banana-Walnut Mini Loaves

10 reviews

We have many walnut trees in Pennsylvania. You have to collect and crack a lot of nuts for a pound...


I Like to Eat Apples and Bananas Bread

12 reviews

My children love to bake (and eat) all kinds of banana bread. They make this all by themselves, with just...


Banana and Nut Bread

26 reviews

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


Banana Fruit Mini Loaves

2 reviews

Plenty of goodies come in these little breads. The recipe is from my aunt, who always baked homemade treats for...

Banana Nut Fruitcake

6 reviews

Combining two popular baked goods - banana bread and fruitcake - yielded this treat. Even people who don't care for...


Judy’s Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

27 reviews

I received this chocolate chip banana recipe from my co-worker and dear friend, Judy, years ago. When she gave it...


Beernana Bread

12 reviews

Really, it's simple arithmetic…or something like that: Beer is good. Banana bread is good. Beernana bread is great! Even guys...


Special Banana Nut Bread

131 reviews

This extra-special banana bread makes a wonderful gift for friends and neighbors. The recipe makes two loaves, so I can...


Banana-Chip Muffin Mix

3 reviews

Here's a chocolate-dotted version of classic banana bread. Jars of the layered mix always go over big during the holidays....

Banana Eggnog Bread

14 reviews

This time of year, one of my favorite snacks is warm banana bread with a glass of nog. I decided...


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...


Banana Nut Muffins

31 reviews

A scattering of chopped nuts adds crunch to these moist, taste-tempting treats. They're the best banana nut muffins I've found....


Blueberry Banana Bread

79 reviews

Blueberries and bananas combine in these tender, golden loaves. Whether you enjoy a slice as a snack or for breakfast,...


Cranberry Banana Bread

9 reviews

Studded with cranberries and nuts, these moist golden loaves make wonderful breakfast treats and gifts for grateful friends. I experimented...


Pumpkin Banana Bread

17 reviews

I came across these loaves in a local newspaper about 10 years ago, and I still make this pumpkin banana...


Streusel Fruit Bread

This recipe has been handed down through the years in my family. I scaled it down and the result is...


Banana Nut Bread

8 reviews

This quick bread is a family favorite, so I always try to have ripe bananas on hand for this recipe....

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Hummingbird Cupcakes

73 reviews

Turn the traditional hummingbird cake—flavored with pineapple, bananas and walnuts—into a bite-sized treat with these moist cupcakes. —Jessie Oleson, Santa...


Lightened-Up Special Banana Bread

29 reviews

This cream cheese banana bread has lots of banana flavor and a nutty texture. And with help from our pros,...


Easy Banana Bread

44 reviews

I watch several youngsters each day while their parents are at work. They come running when I announce it's time...


Carrot Banana Bread

23 reviews

I received this from my mother-in-law and it's become my favorite banana carrot bread recipe. The carrots add a special...


Banana Pecan Loaf

20 reviews

We slice this banana bread so thick it is almost embarrassing—but we need fat slices to deliver ample portions of...