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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Banana Blender Pancakes

This mouthwatering recipe is a hit with banana lovers! Whipping up the batter in the blender makes it simple and easy to mix, pour and wash up. Feel free to experiment with different favorite fruits. Serve with butter and syrup. —Lorraine Caland, Shuniah, Ontario

Nutella Banana Cream Pie

Here’s a banana cream pie with a little Italian flair. The chocolate and hazelnut
go well with the banana,...


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...


Banana Hazelnut Waffles

This recipe was created from my love of hazelnuts. My family loves these light, crisp waffles.—Karen Bomberger, Auburn, Alabama

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 Cream Eclairs

To surprise my banana-loving family, I made this dessert for a reunion, where it stood out among the usual fare....

Banana-Berry Brownie Pizza

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


Pineapple Fruit Boat

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


Strawberry Banana Smoothie

Frozen berries and fruit keep these frosty smoothies extra thick. Best of all, the recipe is a great way to...


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...

Quick Bananas Foster

Guests are always impressed when I ignite the rum in this delicious bananas Foster dessert. Use perfectly ripe bananas for...


Banana Split Brownie Pizza

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


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...


Banana-Chip Muffin Mix

Here's a chocolate-dotted version of classic banana bread. Jars of the layered mix always go over big during the holidays....


Chocolate-Hazelnut Banana Crepes

Here is a simple and delicious treat featuring a thin, tender crepe stuffed with a creamy chocolate-hazelnut spread and bananas...

Homemade Banana Bread

“I served this quick bread to a group of ladies I had over for lunch,“ writes Carole Lanthier from Courtice,...


Banana Blueberry Pancakes

This blueberry pancakes recipe is a favorite in our home. My kids don’t even realize how healthy it is! —Kelly...


Banana Rum Sundaes

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


Dulce de Leche Banana Cream Pie

A sweet reminder of South America that comes together fast if you use a store-bought crust and dulce de leche...