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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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 topping are a match made
in heaven. You could even add a little rum
to take it up another notch. —Devon Delaney, Westport, Connecticut

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...


Cocoa Banana Cupcakes

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


Chocolate Banana Cheesecake

“I came up with this special treat for my son, who loves cheesecake and anything with bananas,” says Eileen Sears...


Frozen Chocolate Monkey Treats

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

Banana Mocha-Chip Muffins

These moist muffins combine my two favorite things—chocolate and coffee. The banana is just an added flavor bonus. —Melissa Williams,...


Banana Split Cookies

This banana-shaped cookie is garnished with homemade frosting, a chocolate drizzle and nuts and cherries. It really looks like a...

Chocolate Ribbon Banana Loaf

This bread is a combination of three of my favorite foods: bananas, chocolate, and peanut butter. I try to make...


Banana Chip Cake

This is my version of Ben & Jerry’s Chunky Monkey Ice Cream (my favorite!) in a cake. The hardest part...


Banana Split Brownie Pizza

I made this extra special dessert for my kids one night and they still say it is their favorite. The...