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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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. It’s a comforting, home-style treat for breakfast or any time of day.—David Dahlman, Chatsworth, California

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...


Jumbo Banana-Pecan Muffins

18 reviews

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


Banana-Nut Waffle Cake

I wanted to use waffles in a creative way and came up with an idea of making a cake out...


Banana-Pecan Sweet Rolls

1 review

Banana adds fun flavor to standard sweet rolls. I've been known to serve these mouthwatering rolls for dessert, too!—Dorothy Pritchett,...

Makeover Banana Nut Bread

20 reviews

This slimmed-down banana bread with applesauce is one of our favorite ways to make banana bread. On top...


Banana and Nut Bread

26 reviews

This banana nut bread smells heavenly in the oven and comes out moist and chock-full of flavor and crunchy nuts.

Nutty Banana Cake

11 reviews

Sweet, buttery frosting and a sprinkling of chopped nuts top this yummy cake that's loaded with banana and pecan flavor....


Banana Nut Bars

9 reviews

My sister gave me this recipe, which is always in demand with family, friends and co-workers. It's amazing how fast...


Nutty Bananas

This dish can be prepared with walnuts, honey-roasted peanuts or another nutty topping. And the mayonnaise and the sugar could...


Banana Nut Pancakes

2 reviews

I enjoy these versatile pancakes. Besides being a satisfying breakfast, they can be a deliciously different dessert. —Diane Hixon, Niceville,...

Banana Pecan Torte

2 reviews

The state tree of Texas is the pecan tree, so this recipe definitely represents my area. A friend shared the...


Banana Nut Fruitcake

6 reviews

Combining two popular baked goods - banana bread and fruitcake - yielded this treat. Even people who don't care for...


Banana Pecan Cake

This banana cake, topped with pecans and coconut, combines just the right amount of fruit and crunch.


Special Banana Nut Bread

131 reviews

This extra-special banana bread makes a wonderful gift for friends and neighbors. The recipe makes two loaves, so I can...


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Upside-Down Banana Monkey Bread

4 reviews

Everyone digs in to monkey bread thanks to its pull-apart shape. We add banana slices and pecans to top this...

Cranberry Banana Bread

9 reviews

Studded with cranberries and nuts, these moist golden loaves make wonderful breakfast treats and gifts for grateful friends. I experimented...


Banana Coconut Cake

9 reviews

Meet the Cook: In our family, a meal isn't considered complete without a dessert - or, sometimes, two! This cake...


Southern Banana Nut Bread

15 reviews

One day I had two ripe bananas and decided to make banana bread. I found this recipe in an old...


Roasted Banana & Pecan Cheesecake

3 reviews

We keep bananas on hand, but with just two of us in the house, they ripen faster than we can...


Creamy Banana Pecan Pie

8 reviews

You'll get many compliments when you serve this layered banana beauty. It's a snap to prepare because the filling starts...


Coconut Banana Bread

7 reviews

White chocolate is the wonderfully different addition to this tropical-tasting bread. The moist slices are so scrumptious, they disappear as...


Banana Pecan Loaf

20 reviews

We slice this banana bread so thick it is almost embarrassing—but we need fat slices to deliver ample portions of...