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

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...


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...


Chocolate Chip, PB & Banana Sandwiches

I love finding new ways to combine peanut butter, chocolate and bananas. I was shocked when my nephews (who are...


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...

Banana Pancake for One

Get a delicious start to the day with this tender and hearty pancake recipe for one. I like to experiment...


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...

Six-Fruit Trifle

"For a large group, try doubling this recipe and layering it in a punch bowl," writes Verna Peterson from Omaha,...


Frozen Citrus Fruit Cups

Add some sparkle to your next get-together or church supper with these sunny citrus treats. The refreshing cups burst with...


Southern Banana Pudding

This is an old Southern recipe, featuring a comforting custard layered with bananas and vanilla wafers, then topped with a...


Banana Boats

This banana boat recipe, given to me years ago by a good friend, is a favorite with my family when...

Banana Custard Pudding

This banana custard pudding is easy to stir up anytime. —Hazel Fritchie, Palestine, Illinois


Banana Milk Drink

When money was short and times were tough, my mother still made this banana milk drink for us. We thought...


Brown Sugar & Banana Oatmeal

Oatmeal is a favorite breakfast food, quick, easy and filling. I came up with this version by using some of...


Banana Oatmeal Pancakes

These pancakes have less sodium per serving than other pancakes made from mixes. Decrease sodium even further by stretching the...


Banana Nut Muffins

A scattering of chopped nuts adds crunch to these moist, taste-tempting treats. They're the best banana nut muffins I've found....

Easy Banana Bread

I watch several youngsters each day while their parents are at work. They come running when I announce it's time...


Carrot Banana Bread

I received this from my mother-in-law and it's become my favorite banana carrot bread recipe. The carrots add a special...


Fruit Salad with Apricot Dressing

When I serve this lovely refreshing salad for picnics and holidays, the bowl empties fast. —Carol Lambert, El Dorado, Arkansas


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Memaw’s Banana Pudding

Creamy and rich, this homemade banana pudding recipe is so easy. Layer it in a trifle bowl for a pretty...