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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    Air-Fryer Breakfast Cookies

    I used to buy name-brand breakfast cookies from the supermarket, but since I found this recipe I've enjoyed making my cookies more than buying them. —Linda Burciaga

    Pumpkin Banana Muffins

    These pumpkin banana muffins are the perfect bite-sized snack for fall. —Desiree Rasch, Blue Springs, Missouri


    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...

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    Dirty Banana Trifle

    What could be better than bananas, cookies and Kahlua? You can adjust this to suit your taste, depending on whether...


    Coconut Milk Strawberry-Banana Pops

    These four-ingredient freezer pops are a delicious way to use up a pint of fresh strawberries. You'll love the hint...

    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 Sandwich Cookies

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


    Banana Oat Breakfast Cookies

    I used to buy name-brand breakfast cookies from the supermarket, but since I found this recipe I've enjoyed making my...


    Maple Nut Banana Bread

    Banana bread rises to a whole new level when you add maple syrup, sour cream and pecans—and a cinnamon-spiced streusel....

    Go Bananas Crumb Bread

    We get a lot of rain in Oregon, and I often find myself cooking and baking to help keep the...


    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...


    Baked Banana French Toast

    This easy overnight recipe makes a delightful breakfast or brunch entrée. The flavor is reminiscent of banana pudding, so I’ve...


    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,...


    Strawberry-Banana Graham Pudding

    "I add in additional fruit to get a little closer to all those servings you need every day. You can...


    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...


    Cream-Filled Banana Cupcakes

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


    Peanut Banana Bread

    "My family literally comes running when they smell this bread baking." Between the thick chocolate layer and the crumbly topping,...


    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...

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    Strawberry Banana Spritzer

    This easy-to-fix breakfast beverage is smooth and refreshing. The bananas and strawberries can be blended ahead of time and frozen,...


    Banana Date-Nut Mini Muffins

    “These little muffins have so much flavor they don't need butter or jam or anything else to make them complete....


    Banana Pecan Cake with Coconut Frosting

    One of my brothers always requested this banana cake for his birthday. When my mom entered the cake recipe to...


    Gluten-Free Banana Walnut Muffins

    “I’ve been cooking gluten-free since 2003, when my husband was diagnosed with celiac disease. Over the years, I’ve managed to...


    Banana & Cream Chocolate Chip Muffins

    My husband, the shameless chocoholic of the household, thought these muffins needed mini chocolate chips. Guests agreed—and they also love...


    Gluten-Free Autumn Bread

    This moist, tender loaf has a golden-brown crust and added sweetness from bananas, raisins and carrots. —Christine Levine, Waldorf, Maryland