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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    Slow-Cooker Pina Colada Bananas Foster

    I took bananas Foster one step further and combined it with the flavors of my favorite tropical drink: a pina colada. Make sure you use underripe bananas, as their firm texture works best in this recipe. —Trisha Kruse, Eagle, Idaho

    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...


    Bananas Foster Gelato

    The classic combination of bananas and rum is reinvented as an ice cream dish that's even better with ribbons of...


    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,...

    Roasted Banana Bread Pudding

    Old-fashioned banana bread pudding gets a decadent upgrade with the addition of eggnog. The velvety smooth sauce and golden brown...


    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....


    Go Bananas Whoopie Pies

    I love anything with peanut butter, so when I saw this recipe for soft banana cookies with a yummy peanut...


    Bananas Foster Surprise Cupcakes

    This recipe was inspired by the classic dessert, which I had for the first time at a restaurant with my...


    Grilled Pound Cake with Warm Amaretto Bananas

    Banana, butter and caramel flavors go so well together already, and then you add a sweet almond liqueur, such as...

    Berry-Banana Split

    The fruit flavors plus chocolate ice cream make this a very tasty, pretty dessert. There's an explosion of flavor with...


    Banana Rum Sundaes for Two

    You can serve this mouthwatering dessert any time because it takes just minutes to make. The warm, sweet fruit and...


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    Grilled Banana Brownie Sundaes

    My niece Amanda Jean and I have a lot of fun in the kitchen creating different dishes. One of us...


    Banana Cream Sandwich Cookies

    People go bananas for these! These rich little sandwiches are a nice change of pace on a Christmas platter, and...


    Cream-Filled Banana Cupcakes

    The creamy filling is a surprise in these yummy banana cupcakes. A sprinkling of confectioners' sugar is all you need...

    Banana-Hazelnut Cake

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


    Creamy Yogurt Ice Pops

    These fun, refreshing peach pops get smooth, creamy goodness from yogurt. Any fruit can be substituted in the recipe. We’ve...


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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...


    Banana Cranberry Dessert

    This cool, creamy dessert prompts recipe requests whenever I take it to covered-dish. The mellow flavor of bananas complements the...


    Warm Banana Crepes

    Ready-to-use crepes can be found near the berries in the produce section of your local grocery store.

    Leftover crepes can...


    Christmas Trifle

    A flavorful blend of cake, pudding, eggnog and fruit will make folks think you really spent a lot of time...


    Banana Ice Cream Puffs

    These tender golden puffs are filled with rich banana ice cream and drizzled with hot fudge-making them pretty enough to...


    Homemade Banana Split Ice Cream

    Summer celebrations with my family aren't complete until I dish out tasty homemade ice cream. This recipe from my mom...

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    Banana-Berry Brownie Pizza

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


    Glazed Bananas in Phyllo Nut Cups

    I enjoy making this fast yet fancy dessert for my wife. The phyllo cups can be baked, cooled and stored...


    Makeover Old-Fashioned Banana Cake

    When Jacqueline Kudron of Dracut, Massachusetts asked the Light & Tasty team to revamp her banana cake, we couldn't wait...


    Old-Fashioned Banana Cake

    Banana cake is a typical standby for many home bakers, but Jacqueline Kudron jazzes up her version with crushed pineapple...


    Banana Cream Chocolate Truffles

    This truffle recipe was created from ripe bananas and my imagination, and the outcome blew my family and friends away!...


    Banana Bundles with Caramel Sauce

    These attractive bundles from our Test Kitchen have the fantastic flavor of Bananas Foster. It’s best to use firm bananas...