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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    Can You Eat Green Bananas?

    Can you eat green bananas? Yes—and the flavor may surprise you!

    Can You Eat Banana Peels?

    Let's peel back the layers to answer this question.


    How Many Bananas Are in a Cup? Here’s How to Measure Bananas

    From the perfect loaf of banana bread to banana pudding, having the right amount of bananas matters. Here's how to...


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    36 Ripe Banana Recipes to Use Up Your Bunch

    Don't toss out your old bananas just yet—make bread, pudding, cake, cookies and bars with these ripe banana recipes.


    Air-Fryer Banana Bread

    Yes, you can make banana bread in the air fryer! This easy air-fryer banana bread recipe is a cinch to...

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    21 of Our Best Banana Bread Recipes

    Whether you like yours studded with nuts, glazed on top or just chock-full of pure banana flavor, we've got...


    Banana Pudding Cake

    4 reviews

    I love to make cakes, and my family loves banana pudding. One day while brainstorming in the kitchen, I came...

    How to Make Joanna Gaines’ Banana Bread Recipe

    Joanna serves this banana bread as a school day breakfast for her kids—and your family won't be able to resist...


    Pecan Banana Bundt Cake

    2 reviews

    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...



    12 Ways to Upgrade Your Banana Bread

    We all love a cozy loaf of banana bread. But next time you stir up this simple bake, why not...


    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

    5 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

    14 reviews

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


    If You Don’t Eat a Banana Every Day, This Might Convince You to Start

    An apple a day keeps the doctor away? Not so much. Try this fruit, instead.


    Peanut Butter Banana Overnight Oats

    Talk about wholesome and quick! You'll be satisfied right up until lunchtime with these peanut butter banana overnight oats. —Taste...


    Gluten-Free Banana Coffee Cake

    2 reviews

    I created this gluten-free coffee cake for people on special diets. Those who are lactose intolerant, allergic to eggs or...


    Peanutty Strawberry Banana Smoothies

    1 review

    I like that this strawberry banana smoothie recipe is fairly light, but the peanut butter gives it some protein to...


    Banana Blender Pancakes

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


    Banana Split Cake Bars

    2 reviews

    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

    6 reviews

    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

    5 reviews

    These four-ingredient freezer pops are a delicious way to use up a pint of fresh strawberries. You'll love the hint...

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    Raspberry-Banana Breakfast Tacos

    1 review

    My sweet take on breakfast tacos swaps in pancakes for the tortillas! They're so easy and absolutely delicious. Pick your...


    18 Healthy Banana Recipes

    With their natural sweetness and softness, bananas add bright flavor and irresistible texture. You'll love these banana-inspired recipes a whole...


    Double Cranberry Banana Bread

    4 reviews

    We love quick breads, and I've found that they freeze nicely if properly wrapped. This is a scrumptious recipe to...


    Banana Muffins with Miniature Chocolate Chips

    13 reviews

    These muffins are a good way to use up over-ripe bananas. You can make them the night before so they're...


    Banana Split Brownie Pizza

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


    Banana Split Dessert

    5 reviews

    Here's a mouthwatering make-ahead dessert that looks scrumptious and tastes as good as it looks! —Elmer Thorsheim, Radcliffe, Iowa