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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Fabulous Fruit Salad

This refreshing fruit salad bursts with a delightful citrus flavor. The recipe makes a big batch so it’s perfect for a holiday potluck.—Mary Louise Fash, Walterboro, South Carolina

Quick Anise Fruit Bowl

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


Strawberry Banana Spritzer

This easy-to-fix breakfast beverage is smooth and refreshing. The bananas and strawberries can be blended ahead of time and frozen,...


Mother’s Banana Sherbet

2 reviews

Here’s a cool, creamy treat that’s such a favorite with my family, I usually triple the recipe. —Kathy Barton, Homer,...


Raspberry-Banana Soft Serve

2 reviews

When I make this ice cream, I mix and match bananas for their ripeness. Very ripe ones add more banana...

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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...


Peanut Butter-Banana Muffins

6 reviews

These bite-sized muffins make a delightful treat. Banana and peanut butter are ideal partners and taste terrific with chocolate. —Patty...

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....


Cantaloupe Banana Smoothies

1 review

This is one of my favorite flavor combinations for a smoothie. Cool and fruity, a glass full satisfies my evening...


So-Healthy Smoothies

7 reviews

This tastes like a milk shake, but it doesn't have the guilt or fat. My husband and I look forward...


Frozen Citrus Fruit Cups

3 reviews

Add some sparkle to your next get-together or church supper with these sunny citrus treats. The refreshing cups burst with...

Banana-Pineapple Ice

4 reviews

My family loves dessert, but we’re trying to make healthier food choices. This low-calorie summer treat is always a hit....


Strawberry Banana Blast

3 reviews

This thick and creamy smoothie was created for the strawberry lover, but the banana flavor comes through nicely. It's refreshing...


Brown Sugar & Banana Oatmeal

16 reviews

Oatmeal is a favorite breakfast food, quick, easy and filling. I came up with this version by using some of...


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...


Beernana Bread

12 reviews

Really, it's simple arithmetic…or something like that: Beer is good. Banana bread is good. Beernana bread is great! Even guys...

Banana-Chip Muffin Mix

3 reviews

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


Cranberry-Banana Smoothies

When the big meal is over, I make a smoothie using leftover cranberry sauce. Don’t have a frozen banana? Use...


Banana Pancake Snowmen

2 reviews

Both kids and adults will love these yummy pancakes. Invite your little ones to help decorate their snowmen and they'll...


Frozen Yogurt Fruit Pops

8 reviews

My grandson, Patrick, who's now in high school, was "Grammy's helper" for years. We made these frozen pops for company...


Banana Blueberry Pancakes

30 reviews

This blueberry pancakes recipe is a favorite in our home. My kids don’t even realize how healthy it is! —Kelly...


Banana Brunch Punch

8 reviews

<b>A cold glass of refreshing punch really brightens a brunch. It's</B> nice to serve a crisp beverage like this that's...


Fruit Salad with Apricot Dressing

9 reviews

When I serve this lovely refreshing salad for picnics and holidays, the bowl empties fast. —Carol Lambert, El Dorado, Arkansas


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...

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Pineapple-Glazed Fruit Medley

This recipe goes well with any meal as a dessert or side dish. The glaze makes it shine.