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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    PB & Banana French Toast Bake

    This is a nice treat for breakfast or brunch. Peanut butter is tasty and full of protein. Spread jam or honey on your slices instead of maple syrup for a fruity change.—Raymonde Bourgeois, Swastika, Ontario

    Gluten-Free Banana Coffee Cake

    4 reviews

    I created this gluten-free coffee cake for people on special diets. Those who are lactose intolerant, allergic to eggs or...


    Banana Split Cake Bars

    2 reviews

    Summer isn’t summer without a banana split or two, and these fun bars bring that same delicious flavor in potluck-perfect...


    Roasted Banana Bread Pudding

    Old-fashioned banana bread pudding gets a decadent upgrade with the addition of eggnog. The velvety smooth sauce and golden brown...


    Nutella Banana Cream Pie

    Here’s a banana cream pie with a little Italian flair. The chocolate and hazelnut
    go well with the banana,...

    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...


    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...

    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...


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    Banana Cream Pie with Cake Mix Crust

    4 reviews

    I added something special to the classic banana cream pie: A crunchy peanut-buttery streusel tops it off. —Matthew Hass, Franklin,...


    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...


    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...

    Banana Buttermilk Muffins

    20 reviews

    Like my father, I love to spend time in the kitchen inventing new recipes. There are a few pleasures greater...


    Six-Fruit Trifle

    2 reviews

    "For a large group, try doubling this recipe and layering it in a punch bowl," writes Verna Peterson from Omaha,...


    Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

    42 reviews

    As a mother of three sons, sweets are a staple in my kitchen! I buy ripe fruit on sale and...


    Christmas Trifle

    8 reviews

    A flavorful blend of cake, pudding, eggnog and fruit will make folks think you really spent a lot of time...


    Strawberry-Banana Gelatin Salad

    11 reviews

    Our family gatherings wouldn't be the same without this classic gelatin salad with its festive fruit layers. Since it stays...

    Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins

    20 reviews

    These banana muffins are my kids' favorite. I adapt it for adults by adding chopped nuts or dried apricots.


    Roasted Banana & Pecan Cheesecake

    3 reviews

    We keep bananas on hand, but with just two of us in the house, they ripen faster than we can...


    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....


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    Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies

    121 reviews

    These soft banana cookies have a cakelike texture and lots of flavor that everyone seem to love. It's one of...


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    Favorite Banana Cream Pie

    94 reviews

    This homemade banana cream pie recipe is my mom’s specialty, and this dreamy dessert has a wonderful banana flavor. It...


    Bananas Foster French Toast

    2 reviews

    Bananas Foster is one of those treats you get when you dine out. I combined the flavors to make a...


    Chocolate Banana Bran Muffins

    1 review

    So easy to make, these treats are healthy but still satisfy my chocolate-loving family. Stir in raisin bran instead of...


    Banana Yeast Bread

    22 reviews

    Though our two children (now grown; we have one granddaughter) dislike bananas, they've always enjoyed this. It's been a standby...

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    Bananas Foster Baked French Toast

    26 reviews

    Mmm…bananas Foster for breakfast! This yummy baked French toast serves up all the taste of the spectacular dessert in fine...


    Chocolate Banana Bundles

    12 reviews

    Banana and chocolate are such an irresistible combo that I make this quick dessert often. You can also top them...


    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...


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    Banana Cream Cheesecake

    60 reviews

    Here is a lovely company dessert that can be made a day or two in advance. This banana cream cheesecake...


    Banana Split Supreme

    4 reviews

    This lovely and delightful dessert has the classic flavor of a banana split. It's a cool, creamy treat with no...


    Orange Banana Nut Bread

    21 reviews

    I like this recipe because the orange juice gives the nut bread such a bright flavor and also makes it...