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 Cupcakes with Ganache Frosting

Using extra-ripe bananas in this recipe ensures the cupcakes will be sweet and moist. The ganache frosting is made even fluffier with the addition of marshmallow creme. —Stephanie Lelo, Grand Rapids, Michigan

Marcie’s Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

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


Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins

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


Banana Buttermilk Muffins

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


Banana Cookies and Cream Cupcakes

It's become an annual tradition that my sister and I get together to make these kid-friendly cupcakes with her son...

Banana-Chip Muffin Mix

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


Marshmallow-Filled Banana Cupcakes

A friend gave me this recipe when I first moved into my neighborhood 40 years ago. It might seem more...

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Favorite Banana Chip Muffins

These banana chocolate chip muffins are one of the first things my husband gets hungry for when he’s home from...


Banana Nut Muffins

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


Hummingbird Cupcakes

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


Double Chocolate Banana Muffins

Combining two favorite flavors—rich chocolate and ripe bananas—makes these muffins doubly good. —Donna Brockett, Kingfisher, Oklahoma

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Basic Banana Muffins

This banana muffin recipe goes over so well with kids. Not only are these banana bread muffins like cupcakes, but...


Chocolate Banana Bran Muffins

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


Chunky Monkey Cupcakes

Peanut butter is a favorite of ours, and it brings a fun element to these cupcakes. They're good with or...