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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Pumpkin Banana Muffins

3 reviews

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

Gluten-Free Autumn Bread

8 reviews

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


Pina Colada Pork Chops with Tropical Fruit Salsa

5 reviews

These zesty chops with kiwi, banana and avocado salsa are a one-way ticket to the tropics. The grilled pork and...


Banana-Nut Green Salad

1 review

Ripe sliced bananas and crunchy ginger-roasted walnuts create a yummy combo in this fresh tossed salad. Swap in Gorgonzola cheese...


Creamy Banana Lettuce Salad

Nancye Thompson of Paducah, Kentucky dresses up salad greens with fruit, nuts and a yummy banana dressing.

Sweet Potato Banana Bake

4 reviews

This yummy casserole makes what's good for you taste good too. Pairing bananas with sweet potatoes unites two power foods...


Southern Banana Pudding

10 reviews

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

Jumbo Banana-Carrot Muffins

13 reviews

—Julye Byrd, Azle, Texas


Banana Split Cheesecake

11 reviews

This fruity dessert makes a light and festive treat that’s sure to dazzle friends and family at the end of...


Banana Orange Salad

I came up with this salad when an unexpected guest showed up for lunch and I had to make do...


Easy Banana Cream Pie

9 reviews

Being diabetic doesn't stop me from having "sweets". This pie is simply delicious.—Lila Case, Bella Vista, Arkansas

Orange Banana Salad

1 review

I CAME up with this salad when an unexpected guest showed up for lunch and I had to "make do"...


Banana Nut Salad

Sharon Mensing from Greenfield, Iowa combines two kid-friendly flavors in this speedy salad. "Children can help out by slicing and...


Comforting Creamy Banana Pudding

2 reviews

"Our family has made this comforting old-fashioned treat a tradition for holidays, birthdays and Sunday dinners," writes Kelly Shealy of...


Summer Spinach Salad

7 reviews

Guests always request the recipe for this fabulous spinach salad. Tossed with ripe banana chunks, fresh strawberries and toasted almonds,...


Carrot Banana Bread

23 reviews

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

Sour Cream Banana Bread

17 reviews

I just love this wonderful, moist banana bread! No one can ever tell it's been "lightened up." —Stephanie Marchese


Pumpkin Pie Smoothies

1 review

My pie-flavored smoothie is loaded with fruit. The spices make it all come together. —Karen Sikora, Dayton, Nevada


Banana-Zucchini Bread

76 reviews

My grandmother made this zucchini banana bread for as long as I can remember, and I've been making it ever...


Pumpkin Banana Bread

17 reviews

I came across these loaves in a local newspaper about 10 years ago, and I still make this pumpkin banana...


Zucchini Banana Bread

70 reviews

I got this Zucchini Banana Bread recipe from a friend at work and now it's one of my favorites. It...