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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Bananas Foster Gelato

The classic combination of bananas and rum is reinvented as an ice cream dish that's even better with ribbons of caramel topping. It's an outstanding treat for adults! —Scarlett Elrod, Newnan, Georgia

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...


Jumbo Banana-Pecan Muffins

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


Mini Chocolate Cakes with Caramelized Bananas

This was one of my first times spreading my wings with a recipe and trying to go a bit fancy....


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,...

Coconut Banana Chocolate Cream Pie

What's not to like about this pleasing pie from Mary Jones of St. Louis, Missouri? It's easy to prepare and...


Stewed Holiday Fruit

Dried apricots, prunes and fresh bananas are drizzled with a sweet cider and marmalade sauce in this fruity concoction from...

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...


Gingerbread Pancakes with Banana Cream

To save some time during the busiest of holidays, I make and refrigerate the batter for these pancakes two hours...


Banana French Toast Bake

Hamburger buns and bananas come together in this whimsical, make-ahead dish the whole family will love. It's the ultimate breakfast...


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...

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...


Banana Nog

During my family's annual cookie exchange, we ran out of our beloved eggnog...much to everyone's horror! So into the kitchen...


Chocolate & Peanut Butter Pudding Pie with Bananas

I created this pie in tribute to Elvis, who was my favorite entertainer, and to Hershey, Pennsylvania, the town where...


Pineapple Fruit Boat

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