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-Hazelnut Cake

Special occasions call for outstanding desserts that take a little more time to prepare. I often cake and freeze the bake layers weeks in advance and thaw before assembling.—Trisha Kruse, Eagle, Idaho

White Chocolate Banana Cake

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


Strawberry-Banana Angel Torte

Readers of the "Cooking with Millie" newspaper food column I've written for many years share their best recipes, like this...


Chocolate Banana Cream Cake

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


Triple-Layer Banana Cake

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

Strawberry Banana Split Cake

This scrumptious is so easy to make but so impressive to serve. I've used the recipe for potlucks, showers and...


Banana Applesauce Cake

"THIS CAKE was always my mother's special treat for her six children. It's a delectable 'mountain' of cake and fruit,...

Banana Nut Layer Cake

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


Banana Split Ice Cream Cake

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


Banana Cake with Chocolate Frosting

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


Buttermilk Banana Cake

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

Banana Coconut Cake

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


Banana Pecan Cake with Coconut Frosting

One of my brothers always requested this banana cake for his birthday. When my mom entered the cake recipe to...


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Banana Split Icebox Cake

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


Banana Pecan Torte

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


Hummingbird Cake

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

Banana Layer Cake

“Years ago I combined two recipes to come up with this delicious iced cake,” says Jennie Krell of El Cajon,...