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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Bananas Foster Surprise Cupcakes

1 review

This recipe was inspired by the classic dessert, which I had for the first time at a restaurant with my parents when I was eleven years old. The flavor is magical! —Julie Ohnstad, Marietta, Georgia

Cream-Filled Banana Cupcakes

14 reviews

The creamy filling is a surprise in these yummy banana cupcakes. A sprinkling of confectioners' sugar is all you need...


White Chocolate Banana Cake

20 reviews

When I mentioned the recipe contest to my husband, he immediately suggested I enter this extra special cake. Packed with...


Peanut Butter Banana Cake

19 reviews

I've had this well-worm recipe for as long as I've been married. I often make it for potluck functions. The...


Delightful Banana Cake

9 reviews

Nuts and chocolate chips add fun flavor in this cake that feeds a crowd. And there's so much delicious browned...

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...


Makeover Frosted Banana Bars

28 reviews

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

Banana Nut Bars

9 reviews

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


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...


Banana Fudge Cake

8 reviews

You'll love the banana flavor throughout this moist, fudgy cake and fluffy frosting from Jan Gregory of Bethel, Ohio. "This...


Banana Pecan Torte

2 reviews

The state tree of Texas is the pecan tree, so this recipe definitely represents my area. A friend shared the...

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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Potluck Banana Cake

122 reviews

I found this recipe more than five years ago and have been making it for family gatherings ever since. The...


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-Pecan Sheet Cake

3 reviews

A dear friend of mine gave me this recipe, and I make it often, especially for potlucks. Sometimes I make...


Buttermilk Banana Cake

6 reviews

Meet the Cook: When I was a girl, this was my family's favorite Sunday cake. Since I'm "nuts" about nuts,...


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...


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Frosted Banana Bars

154 reviews

These banana bars are always a hit at potlucks in the small rural farming community where my husband and I...


Banana Orange Bars

5 reviews

I have been making these treats for many years. I no longer remember where the recipe came from, but one...


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Banana Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting

125 reviews

I make these banana bars with cream cheese frosting whenever I have ripe bananas on hand, then store them in...

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