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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    Cast-Iron Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

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

    Gluten-Free Banana Coffee Cake

    I created this gluten-free coffee cake for people on special diets. Those who are lactose intolerant, allergic to eggs or...


    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...


    Nutella Banana Cream Pie

    Here’s a banana cream pie with a little Italian flair. The chocolate and hazelnut
    go well with the banana,...


    Banana Cream & Peanut Butter Mousse Pie

    My pie is special because it is ultra creamy and has three foods I desire most—peanut butter, banana and milk...

    Bananas Foster Pie

    I love peanut butter with banana, so it only made sense to me to create a pie with that combination....


    Fabulous Fruit Salad

    This refreshing fruit salad bursts with a delightful citrus flavor. The recipe makes a big batch so it’s perfect for...


    Orzo Cheesecake Fruit Salad

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


    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...


    Quick Anise Fruit Bowl

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

    Banana-Hazelnut Cake

    Special occasions call for outstanding desserts that take a little more time to prepare. I often cake and freeze the...


    Jumbo Banana-Pecan Muffins

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


    Poppy Seed Banana Muffins

    This recipe is a regular in our home so I keep batches of the dry ingredients already mixed together as...


    Banana Hazelnut Waffles

    This recipe was created from my love of hazelnuts. My family loves these light, crisp waffles.—Karen Bomberger, Auburn, Alabama


    Banana Pancakes with Berries

    Field editor Katie Sloan from Charlotte, North Carolina writes, "With strawberries, banana and a good buttermilk batter, this is my...

    Banana Hot Cakes

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


    Glazed Fruit Medley

    The orange dressing on this salad complements the fresh fruit flavors beautifully. It’s perfect for a spring or summer brunch....


    Banana Brickle Muffins

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


    Strawberry-Banana Angel Torte

    Readers of the "Cooking with Millie" newspaper food column I've written for many years share their best recipes, like this...


    Banana Citrus Sorbet

    A friend who loved to entertain gave me the recipe for this lovely sorbet. Serving it as a refreshing special...


    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...


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    Fluffy Bunny Pancakes

    Kids will love that it's as tasty as it is cute. If you're in a rush, you can substitute pancake...


    Coconut Banana Cookies

    This is a springtime variation on my grandma's banana drop cookies and, with tons of coconut flavor, it's perfect for...

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    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,...


    Blueberry Banana Cream Pie

    “I found this recipe in a book years ago. People really like the combination of blueberries with bananas, and there...


    Pineapple Banana Muffins

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


    Pineapple Fruit Boat

    Served in a pineapple shell, this fancy salad goes together surprisingly quickly with a handful of ingredients. It's an impressive...


    So-Healthy Smoothies

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