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

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Orzo Cheesecake Fruit Salad

This salad features my favorite fruits, complemented by the creamy pudding mix. It even works as a dessert. —Priscilla Gilbert,...


Quick Anise Fruit Bowl

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


Jumbo Banana-Pecan Muffins

These tender muffins are topped with a delightful streusel. They make a great treat for Christmas morning when served with...


Banana Hot Cakes

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

Banana Brickle Muffins

Toffee bits add great flavor to these delicious banana muffins. Serve them at breakfast, lunch, dinner or as a special...


Brunch Banana Splits

My whole family loves bananas, fruit and granola for breakfast. I topped all that with yogurt, nuts and honey and...

Banana-Pecan Sweet Rolls

Banana adds fun flavor to standard sweet rolls. I've been known to serve these mouthwatering rolls for dessert, too!—Dorothy Pritchett,...


Pineapple Banana Muffins

From Merritt Island, Florida, Grace Bryant writes, "Sometimes I prepare the dry ingredients and wet ingredients the night before and...


Breakfast Banana Pancakes

“My daughter Karen created these pancakes and they've become a favorite at our house.” Make a batch on the weekend,...


Banana Berry Muffins

In Pembina, North Dakota, Alyce Wyman bakes up these moist muffins with a sweet nut topping. “The original recipe called...

Cranberry Banana Coffee Cake

I make this moist cake for Christmas morning every year. It tastes like banana bread but has a sweet golden...


Summer Fruit Soup

I've served this delightful fruit soup medley for 37 years, and it has never failed to elicit raves from those...


Good Ol’ Banana Muffins

These golden old-fashioned muffins are a great treat anytime.—Clyde Blount, Pearl, Mississippi


Bananas Foster Baked French Toast

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


Strawberry Banana Crepes

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

Banana Wheat Bread

A subtle banana flavor comes through in this moist whole wheat loaf. Flecked with poppy seeds, the sweet slices are...


Banana Blueberry Pancakes

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


Apricot Banana Bread

Making this delightfully different twist on traditional banana bread is fun. It tastes excellent spread with cream cheese or butter....


Lightened-Up Special Banana Bread

This cream cheese banana bread has lots of banana flavor and a nutty texture. And with help from our pros,...


Banana Split Marshmallow Salad

This is an old standby I take to potlucks and other gathering. When I do, people ask, "Who brought that...


Banana Beignet Bites

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


Tropical Ambrosia Fruit Salad

This special salad is my family’s all-time favorite. You can make it a day in advance, but add the bananas...


I’m Stuffed French Toast

I was able to remake this dish I had enjoyed while eating out. The fruit adds a special touch to...

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French Banana Pancakes

These pancakes are a real breakfast favorite in our family. Even our 8- and 10-year-old daughters make them all by...


Frozen Cranberry Banana Salad

A luscious combination of sweet and tangy, crunchy and creamy, this pretty salad makes a great side dish or dessert....


Fruit-Filled Puff Pancake

This fruity puff pancake is a top breakfast request at my house. The combination of cinnamon, blueberries and bananas is...


Fruit Salad with Vanilla

Peach pie filling is the secret ingredient in this crowd-pleasing salad. Make it throughout the year using whatever fruits are...


Glazed Coconut-Banana Bread

Give your celebration a tropical flair with this exotic variation of banana bread. It’s quick to prepare, giving you plenty...