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It’s time to celebrate! Get inspired to go above-and-beyond with our special recipes for holidays and events that take you from appetizers to dessert.

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    Banana Pudding Cake

    I love to make cakes, and my family loves banana pudding. One day while brainstorming in the kitchen, I came up with this banana pudding cake recipe to combine the two. My family and friends can't get enough of it! If you are pressed for time, you may substitute whipped topping for the homemade sweetened whipped cream. —Tiffany Barbee, Rocky Mount, North Carolina

    Pecan Banana Bundt Cake

    1 review

    My daughter, Liz, often made this banana bundt cake for us. It was delicious and different. She discovered five-spice powder...

    Banana Pudding Tart

    Here's a tart version of the classic banana pudding. Use the entire box of vanilla wafers, reserving 1/4 cup to...

    Slow-Cooker Pina Colada Bananas Foster

    I took bananas Foster one step further and combined it with the flavors of my favorite tropical drink: a pina...

    Slow-Cooker Banana Bread

    2 reviews

    I love to use my slow cooker. I started to experiment with making bread in it so I wouldn’t have...

    Air-Fryer Breakfast Cookies

    1 review

    I used to buy brand-name breakfast cookies from the supermarket, but since I found this recipe, I've enjoyed making my...

    Pumpkin Banana Muffins

    3 reviews

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

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    Cast-Iron Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

    10 reviews

    I love this cast-iron banana bread because it cooks evenly every time. The end result is so moist and delicious!...

    Banana Blender Pancakes

    This mouthwatering recipe is a hit with banana lovers! Whipping up the batter in the blender makes it simple and...

    Fruit-Filled Puff Pancake

    6 reviews

    This fruity puff pancake is a top breakfast request at my house. The combination of cinnamon, blueberries and bananas is...

    All-American Banana Split

    4 reviews

    In 1904, the first banana split recipe was made here in Latrobe, Pennsylvania by David Strickler, an apprentice pharmacist at...

    Grandma Riley’s Banana Cake

    10 reviews

    This favorite recipe has been passed down through my husband’s family. His grandmother wrote this out for me shortly after...

    Gluten-Free Banana Nut Muffins

    3 reviews

    You don't have to be gluten-intolerant to appreciate the sweet flavor of grains and bananas in these delectable muffins. —gingerlemongirl,...

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    Frosted Banana Bars

    148 reviews

    These bars are always a hit at potlucks in the small rural farming community where my husband and I live....

    Banana Skillet Upside-Down Cake

    3 reviews

    My grandmother gave me my first cast iron skillet, and I've been cooking and baking with it ever since. Sometimes...

    Brunch Banana Splits

    My whole family loves bananas, fruit and granola for breakfast. I topped all that with yogurt, nuts and honey and...

    Caribbean Bread Pudding

    A completely unexpected dessert from the slow cooker, my bread pudding is loaded with wonderful tropical flavors. I like to...

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    Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies

    111 reviews

    These soft banana cookies have a cakelike texture and lots of flavor that everyone seem to love. It's one of...

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    Banana Bread Pudding

    25 reviews

    When I visited my grandmother in summer, I always looked forward to the comforting banana bread pudding she'd make. With...

    Roasted Banana & Pecan Cheesecake

    3 reviews

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

    Blueberry Banana Cream Pie

    13 reviews

    “I found this recipe in a book years ago. People really like the combination of blueberries with bananas, and there...

    Banana Nut Cake

    9 reviews

    I'm a pastor's wife, and it's so good to have something to serve when friends drop in unexpectedly. Because this...

    Banana Macadamia Muffins

    16 reviews

    These muffins taste even better the next day, so to save time, I often make them the night before. They...

    Moist Pineapple Banana Bread

    50 reviews

    Our four kids like slices of this moist tropical-tasting banana bread for breakfast. I sometimes bake it in mini loaf...

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    Banana Cranberry Dessert

    2 reviews

    This cool, creamy dessert prompts recipe requests whenever I take it to covered-dish. The mellow flavor of bananas complements the...

    Banana Fritters

    Soon after I made these fritters for the first time, my husband began requesting them on a regular basis. I...

    Fruit Pizza

    13 reviews

    These pretty fruit pizzas have been a hit every time I've served them. They start with pre-made cookie dough making...

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    Memaw’s Banana Pudding

    10 reviews

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

    Banana-Nut Corn Bread

    7 reviews

    A boxed corn bread mix gets a tasty treatment from Janice France of Depauw, Indiana when dressed up with bananas...

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    Banana Cream Pie with Cake Mix Crust

    4 reviews

    I added something special to the classic banana cream pie by topping it off with a crunchy, peanut-buttery streusel. —Matthew...