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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    Fried Banana Milkshakes

    I love bananas—candy, bread, muffins, smoothies, with peanut butter—everything banana. So why not add bananas, kicked up several notches, to a milkshake? —Julie Tran Deily, TheLittleKitchen.net

    Air-Fryer Breakfast Cookies

    1 review

    I used to buy name-brand breakfast cookies from the supermarket, but since I found this recipe I've enjoyed making my...


    Bananas Foster Gelato

    2 reviews

    The classic combination of bananas and rum is reinvented as an ice cream dish that's even better with ribbons of...


    Coconut Milk Strawberry-Banana Pops

    7 reviews

    These four-ingredient freezer pops are a delicious way to use up a pint of fresh strawberries. You'll love the hint...


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    Raspberry-Banana Breakfast Tacos

    1 review

    My sweet take on breakfast tacos swaps in pancakes for the tortillas! They're so easy and absolutely delicious. Pick your...

    Banana Cream & Peanut Butter Mousse Pie

    My pie is special because it is ultra creamy and has three foods I desire most—peanut butter, banana and milk...


    Banana-Oatmeal Pancakes with Blueberry Maple Syrup

    1 review

    Breakfast is generally the only meal I'm able to share with my boyfriend, so I like to make a delicious...

    Grilled Pound Cake with Warm Amaretto Bananas

    Banana, butter and caramel flavors go so well together already, and then you add a sweet almond liqueur, such as...


    Banana Rum Sundaes for Two

    1 review

    You can serve this mouthwatering dessert any time because it takes just minutes to make. The warm, sweet fruit and...


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    Grilled Banana Brownie Sundaes

    My niece Amanda Jean and I have a lot of fun in the kitchen creating different dishes. One of us...


    Banana Colada Sundaes

    1 review

    "This is my number one standby when I don't have much time to prepare a dessert, but still want to...

    Quick Anise Fruit Bowl

    This refreshing medley has become a family favorite for breakfast and brunch. You could even serve the fruit with a...


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    Whole Grain Banana Pancakes

    1 review

    My kids love homemade banana bread, so why not make it in pancake form? These freeze well for a special...


    Banana-Hazelnut Pain Perdu Duet

    The ultimate breakfast at our house is French toast with warm bananas and Nutella. Pass it around with confectioners' sugar,...


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    Bananas Foster on the Grill

    Bananas Foster is my husband's favorite dessert, and this is one of the easiest recipes I've ever found. Not only...


    Banana Chip Pancakes

    17 reviews

    Birthday-morning special, these fluffy banana chocolate chip pancakes can be flavor adjusted to your heart's content! One of my kids...

    Chocolate-Almond Banana Splits

    When your kids just can’t wait to dig into something sweet, put together these speedy banana splits. Experiment with various...


    Strawberry Banana Yogurt Smoothie

    16 reviews

    This frosty strawberry banana smoothie with yogurt is a great way to use up that last banana. Frozen berries and...


    Banana Applesauce

    The recipe has evolved for the many years we have made it. This version has been a favorite at our...


    Banana Hazelnut Waffles

    2 reviews

    This recipe was created from my love of hazelnuts. My family loves these light, crisp waffles.—Karen Bomberger, Auburn, Alabama


    Cinnamon-Spiced Bananas

    7 reviews

    The whole family will love this special treat that uses the microwave so it’s ready in a flash. Plus, it’s...


    Banana French Toast

    3 reviews

    "I like serving bananas with traditional French toast," explains Don Johnson of Southfield, Michigan. "I created this version when we...


    Banana Pancakes with Berries

    3 reviews

    Field editor Katie Sloan from Charlotte, North Carolina writes, "With strawberries, banana and a good buttermilk batter, this is my...


    Banana Ice Cream Puffs

    These tender golden puffs are filled with rich banana ice cream and drizzled with hot fudge-making them pretty enough to...

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    Homemade Banana Split Ice Cream

    1 review

    Summer celebrations with my family aren't complete until I dish out tasty homemade ice cream. This recipe from my mom...


    Banana Hot Cakes

    3 reviews

    My daughter came across this recipe and had me add it to my recipe collection. Topped with a homemade honey...


    Chunky Banana Chip Ice Cream

    1 review

    If a banana split is on your no-no list, treat yourself to this lower-in-fat option dreamed up by our Test...


    Honey Banana Sundaes

    1 review

    This simple, comforting, healthy dessert is a hit every time I serve it. It tops the list when my grandchildren...


    Glazed Fruit Medley

    12 reviews

    The orange dressing on this salad complements the fresh fruit flavors beautifully. It’s perfect for a spring or summer brunch....


    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!...