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 Blender Pancakes

This mouthwatering recipe is a hit with banana lovers! Whipping up the batter in the blender makes it simple and easy to mix, pour and wash up. Feel free to experiment with different favorite fruits. Serve with butter and syrup. —Lorraine Caland, Shuniah, Ontario

Banana Split Cake Bars

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


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...


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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...


Cherry Banana Cupcakes

Perfect for your breakfast on the go or a sweet treat, these Cupcakes come courtesy of Diana Benecke from Milwaukee,...

Banana-Pineapple Ice

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


Banana Cream Eclairs

To surprise my banana-loving family, I made this dessert for a reunion, where it stood out among the usual fare....

Walnut Banana Cupcakes

What makes these tender banana cupcakes extra special is the nutmeg, but make sure it's fresh. They're amazingly good; I...


Banana Nut Cupcakes

These moist cupcakes from Vicki Abrahamson taste like little loaves of banana bread. "I keep ripe bananas in the freezer,...


Cocoa Banana Cupcakes

Rochelle Brownlee of Big Timber, Montana shares the recipe for these moist cupcakes with milk banana flavor. The cocoa powder...


Banana-Berry Brownie Pizza

"I like to make this dessert in June and early July so I can use fresh local strawberries," writes Tina...

Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

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


Nutty Banana Cake

Sweet, buttery frosting and a sprinkling of chopped nuts top this yummy cake that's loaded with banana and pecan flavor....


Banana Chocolate Cream Pie

English toffee bits add a buttery crunch to this cool and creamy layered pie created by our Test Kitchen.


Chocolate Banana Cream Cake

My inspiration for this cake came from my desire to create a dessert combining my father’s love for cake, my...


Upside Down Banana Cake

Because this starts with a cake mix, this is a fast and easy dessert to make. Plus, it uses up...

Triple-Layer Banana Cake

A year-round family favorite, the recipe for this moist layer cake was passed on to me by my mother. My...


Banana Snack Cake

"I often make this moist banana cake for birthday days," remarks Dawn Fagerstrom from Warren, Minnesota. "The recipe is good...


Banana Spice Cake

This delicious spice cake is bursting with the fresh flavor of ripe bananas and zesty orange peel. "I've packed lots...


Banana Coconut Cake

Meet the Cook: In our family, a meal isn't considered complete without a dessert - or, sometimes, two! This cake...


Quick Banana Splits

Quick Banana Splits are a simple but special way to serve ice cream. The recipe comes from Doreen Stein of...


Surfer Split

Try the California take on a banana split! We predict it will become a favorite at your house. —Taste of...


Banana Cheesecake Dessert

Jessica Simerly uses convenience items to create this layered crowd-pleaser that features cheesecake, bananas, and chocolate and caramel sauces. "Once...


Moist Banana Cupcakes

I got this recipe my mother-in-law more than 40 years ago. They taste as good today as they did back...

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Banana Ice Cream

"I remember this sunny citrus ice cream from my birthdays and other summer holidays at my grandparents' lake cottage," relates...


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Banana Split Icebox Cake

One day a friend showed me how to make a traditional icebox cake with just cream and graham crackers. I...


Chocolate Banana Split Cupcakes

My mom often made these cute cupcakes when I was young. They go over just as well now when I...


Banana Cupcakes

This recipe was given to me by my mother, and I've since handed it down to my daughters. The moist...


Frozen Chocolate Monkey Treats

Everyone needs a fun, friendly way for kids to play with food. These rich bites are nutty and yummy. Just...


Marshmallow-Filled Banana Cupcakes

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