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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    Gluten-Free Banana Coffee Cake

    I created this gluten-free coffee cake for people on special diets. Those who are lactose intolerant, allergic to eggs or wheat, or avoiding gluten can all enjoy this delicious treat. —Pam Kaiser, Mansfield, Missouri

    Bananas Foster Gelato

    The classic combination of bananas and rum is reinvented as an ice cream dish that's even better with ribbons of...


    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...


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    Dirty Banana Trifle

    What could be better than bananas, cookies and Kahlua? You can adjust this to suit your taste, depending on whether...


    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...

    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...


    Nutella Banana Cream Pie

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

    Banana Cream & Peanut Butter Mousse Pie

    My pie is special because it is ultra creamy and has three foods I desire most—peanut butter, banana and milk...


    Grilled Pound Cake with Warm Amaretto Bananas

    Banana, butter and caramel flavors go so well together already, and then you add a sweet almond liqueur, such as...


    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...

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    Grilled Banana Brownie Sundaes

    My niece Amanda Jean and I have a lot of fun in the kitchen creating different dishes. One of us...


    Banana Cream Sandwich Cookies

    People go bananas for these! These rich little sandwiches are a nice change of pace on a Christmas platter, and...


    Bananas Foster Pie

    I love peanut butter with banana, so it only made sense to me to create a pie with that combination....


    Go Bananas Whoopie Pies

    I love anything with peanut butter, so when I saw this recipe for soft banana cookies with a yummy peanut...


    Bananas Foster Surprise Cupcakes

    This recipe was inspired by the classic dessert, which I had for the first time at a restaurant with my...

    Banana Colada Sundaes

    "This is my number one standby when I don't have much time to prepare a dessert, but still want to...


    Tiny Banana Cream Pies

    These petite pies take very little time to prepare and it’s an impressive, delicious dessert. Since my husband’s work hours...


    Strawberry-Banana Graham Pudding

    "I add in additional fruit to get a little closer to all those servings you need every day. You can...


    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...


    Cream-Filled Banana Cupcakes

    The creamy filling is a surprise in these yummy banana cupcakes. A sprinkling of confectioners' sugar is all you need...


    Eggnog Banana Cream Pies

    This pie is a delicious dessert on any occasion and one of our family's favorites. It is one of my...


    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...


    Banana-Hazelnut Cake

    Special occasions call for outstanding desserts that take a little more time to prepare. I often cake and freeze the...

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    Creamy Yogurt Ice Pops

    These fun, refreshing peach pops get smooth, creamy goodness from yogurt. Any fruit can be substituted in the recipe. We’ve...


    Mother’s Banana Sherbet

    Here’s a cool, creamy treat that’s such a favorite with my family, I usually triple the recipe. —Kathy Barton, Homer,...


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    Bananas Foster on the Grill

    Bananas Foster is my husband's favorite dessert, and this is one of the easiest recipes I've ever found. Not only...


    Chocolate-Almond Banana Splits

    When your kids just can’t wait to dig into something sweet, put together these speedy banana splits. Experiment with various...


    Banana Applesauce

    The recipe has evolved for the many years we have made it. This version has been a favorite at our...


    Cherry Banana Cupcakes

    Perfect for your breakfast on the go or a sweet treat, these Cupcakes come courtesy of Diana Benecke from Milwaukee,...