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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Salted Caramel and Banana Hot Chocolate

Sip on this salted caramel and banana drinking chocolate when the temperatures start to drop. It's the perfect cool-weather drink. —James Schend, Taste of Home Deputy Editor, Culinary

Cast-Iron Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

11 reviews

I love this cast-iron banana bread because it cooks evenly every time. The end result is so moist and delicious!...


Banana Blender Pancakes

This mouthwatering recipe is a hit with banana lovers! Whipping up the batter in the blender makes it simple and...


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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 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...

Banana Pancake for One

9 reviews

Get a delicious start to the day with this tender and hearty pancake recipe for one. I like to experiment...


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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...


Plantain Fritters

2 reviews

These golden brown plantain fritters are a favorite in West Africa, where my aunt served as a missionary for 45...


Pina Colada Pork Chops with Tropical Fruit Salsa

5 reviews

These zesty chops with kiwi, banana and avocado salsa are a one-way ticket to the tropics. The grilled pork and...

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...


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...


Caramel Covered Banana Fritters

"This is my family's favorite twist on a banana split," says Heidi Duquette of Morrisonville, New York. "It's delicious on...


Strawberry Banana Omelet

1 review

Our Test Kitchen came up with an unusual surprise filling for these quick and easy omelets. The sweet strawberry and...


Bananas Foster Sundaes for 2

8 reviews

I have wonderful memories of eating bananas Foster in New Orleans and, as a dietitian, I wanted to find a...

Creamy Banana Crepes

4 reviews

My husband and I enjoy taking turns fixing weekend breakfasts. These crepes are frequently on our menus. The sweet-and-sour banana...


Breakfast Banana Splits

3 reviews

These bright cups are pretty enough for a formal brunch, yet simple and nutritious, too. Feel free to substitute different...


Skillet Banana Fritters

3 reviews

This delicious banana treat is sure to be a hit in your home. They are so yummy served with ice...


Strawberry Banana Crepes

13 reviews

My family often has company over for breakfast or brunch, and these light fruit-topped crepes are our favorite. The sweet...


Toasted PB & Banana Sandwiches

1 review

A sandwich worthy of Elvis himself, this grilled, finger-licking treat may surprise you, too, with its flavor. “I saw the...


Banana Custard Pudding

2 reviews

This banana custard pudding is easy to stir up anytime. —Hazel Fritchie, Palestine, Illinois


Banana Crepes

10 reviews

I like to serve this impressive treat at parties. The pleasant banana-orange flavor makes it wonderful for dinner or brunch....


Bananas Foster Oatmeal

5 reviews

This oatmeal tastes like bananas Foster, my favorite dessert. If you can’t find rum extract, double the vanilla. —Carol Touchton,...

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Banana Beignet Bites

24 reviews

When I was a little girl, my grandmother took me aside one day and taught me how to make her...


Banana Fritters

Soon after I made these fritters for the first time, my husband began requesting them on a regular basis. I...


Brunch Fruit Salad

15 reviews

This appealing fruit salad is a lovely addition to breakfast, lunch or even supper. Light and refreshing, it's perfect alongside...


Chocolate Chip Elvis Pancakes

1 review

I'm one of 13 children, so making a recipe that everyone likes can be a challenge. This chocolate peanut butter...


Banana Oatmeal Pancakes

8 reviews

These pancakes have less sodium per serving than other pancakes made from mixes. Decrease sodium even further by stretching the...


Banana Skillet Upside-Down Cake

3 reviews

My grandmother gave me my first cast iron skillet, and I've been cooking and baking with it ever since. Sometimes...