Bananas are one of the most popular fruits in the world, as well as one of the most budget friendly foods.
To help you make the most of them, we have compiled this list of easy Banana Recipes for you to try.
You’ll find all sweet desserts and breakfasts you would expect, from breads to smoothies, pancakes to puddings, and so much more on this banana recipes list.
Go through all of these great recipes, you’ll never wonder “what to make with bananas?” again!
The Best Banana Recipes:
1. Nutella Stuffed Banana Pancakes
We’re starting this list of Banana Recipes with these delicious Nutella Stuffed Banana Pancakes.
Using only the freshest, most ripe bananas, these banana pancakes are soft, moist, fluffy, and use batter that you can easily make ahead. When stuffed with Nutella, they are your dream come true!
2. Banana Nut Muffins
These Banana Nut Muffins taste better than a bakery! They’re incredibly moist, tender and bursting with fresh bananas along with chopped walnuts! Topped with honey glazed nuts, you will want to make this muffin recipe again and again!
3. Banana Split Cake
This Banana Split Cake is a very easy no-bake dessert! If you love the flavor combination of banana splits, this cake is going to be your new favorite.
It has a graham cracker crust , cheesecake, bananas, pineapple, whipped cream and fudge. What a decadent dessert!
4. Banana Bread
This is IT… The moist Banana Bread recipe you’ve been searching for! The secret to the super moist and perfectly fluffy bread? Sour cream!! It’s full of banana, but not too overpowering. And it’s easy to make!
I promise, you are going to return to this banana bread recipe again and again.
5. Banana Cookies
Banana Cookies are sure to become a new favorite! Filled with chocolate chips and crunchy walnuts, this recipe is a must for anyone who loves the flavors of banana bread or muffins.
6. Banana Pudding Ice Cream
Here’s a Southern classic for you! Rich and creamy Banana Pudding ice cream loaded with crispy chunks of Nilla wafers. This is a decadent treat!
7. Banana Bread Brownies
Your banana bread gets just a tad bit more irresistible… it itself transformed into Banana Bread Brownies. How delicious! Loaded with chocolaty fudgy flavors, give these unique brownies a try next time you’re feeling like baking some real treat.
8. Banana Fritters
These deep fried banana fritters are so good you’ll want them for breakfast and dessert, and maybe as a snack or two in between!
9. Banana Smoothie
This Banana Smoothie couldn’t get much easier. With just four ingredients, it’s packed with nutrients to get your day started off right.
10. Banana Pudding
Banana pudding is a classic dessert generations have grown up on. This made from scratch recipe will have you feeling nostalgic when you crunch into those vanilla wafers.
11. Banana Bread Cinnamon Rolls
These Banana Bread Cinnamon Rolls are an amazing fusion of two great breakfast sweets. The combination works perfectly, and we’re sure you’ll keep coming back to these.
12. Chocolate Banana Ice Cream
Banana and chocolate are always a winning combination, and this ice cream proves it. All you need is a food processor and 3 nutritious ingredients for this treat your family will love.
13. Banana Nut Scones with Maple Glaze
Banana Nut Scones with Maple Glaze are a delightful breakfast or tea time snack. Instead of making banana bread with ripe bananas, try making scones!
14. Banana Foster French Toast
Banana Foster French Toast is a New Orleans inspired dish featuring caramelized bananas and chopped pecans atop French toast. Perfect start to any morning.
15. Banana Jam
Banana Jam is super easy, requires few ingredients, and is a great addition to your fridge. It is a perfect spread for toast, or topping for ice cream.
16. Banana Coconut Cream Pie
If you’ve been on the lookout for a great Banana Cream Pie recipe, here it is! This one is loaded with great banana flavor, with the addition of coconut that is a perfect compliment. Perfect!
17. Banana Popsicles
Popsicles are a must during summertime, and these banana popsicles are going to be one of your favorites. They’re easy to make, and have a fun chocolate coating.
18. Banana Lumpia with Caramel Sauce
Banana Lumpia is a popular dish in the Philippines. Sweet ripe banana is wrapped in special wrappers and deep fried. Serve this tasty Banana Lumpia with decadent homemade caramel sauce for extra deliciousness.
21. Banana Milkshake
This is the best Creamy and Thick Banana Milkshake ever! With just a few ingredients, you can have this treat ready to enjoy. It has amazing banana flavor and you will make it again and again.
20. Almond Oats Banana Crepes
Almond Oats Banana Crepes will help you start your morning off right! With a light drizzle of chocolate, they taste like dessert, yet are a healthy breakfast idea any day of the week.
21. Cream Cheese Banana Bread
Cream Cheese Banana Bread is the best homemade banana bread recipe! As if regular banana bread wasn’t good enough, this recipe have a cheesecake swirl. So YUM!
22. Banana Upside Down Cake
Banana Upside Down Cake will become your new favorite. It’s decadent, moist and flavorful, plus the caramelized banana topping is to die for.
23. Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Shake
Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Shakes are an amazing combination of flavors.
This shake requires only 6 ingredients, and is rich, thick and so satisfying. This is the perfect milkshake-as-a-meal.
24. Banana Strawberry Cream Cheese Spread
This easy Banana Strawberry Cream Cheese Spread is made with only 4 ingredients and is ready in 5 minutes.
It’s a great morning topper for toast or a bagel.
25. Chia Banana Bread Energy Bites
Chia Banana Bread Energy Bites are a tasty no-bake snack that is filled with nutritious ingredients like walnuts, oats and protein powder. They can be frozen for three months and can be eaten straight from the freezer.
26. Strawberry Banana Smoothie
We’re starting this yum list of smoothies with one of the easiest morning drinks you can make. With 3 ingredients and a blender, you can make this at home in just 5 minutes. This is a classic favorite flavor combination. Kids and adults alike will love this delicious smoothie recipe!
27. Banana Split Cupcakes
Want a banana split that won’t melt in the summer heat? These cupcakes have you covered! Their banana flavored cake topped with buttercream, sprinkles, and a cherry on top make for an amazing summer snack!
28. Banana Bread Flavored Popcorn Snack
Get your favorite banana bread flavors on a fun, crunchy snack form! This popcorn is enhanced with banana chips, walnuts, and seasonings that make it taste just like banana bread.
29. Fried Bananas..
If you’re looking for a quick and easy way to use overripe bananas, how about frying them? These tasty bite-sized treats only take a few minutes to batter and fry up.
The flavors when the banana caramelizes are outstanding.
30. Red White and Blue Fruit Salad
This patriotic red, white and blue fruit salad is perfect for 4th of July or other summer holidays.
Strawberries, blueberries and bananas create the base, hen everything is finished off with a honey lime dressing.
31. Grilled Banana Ice Cream Sundae
If you think banana splits are great, these Grilled Banana Ice Cream Sundaes will send you over the moon!
Grilling gives bananas a great flavor boost, then they are combined with vanilla ice cream, fresh strawberries, chocolate syrup and sprinkles. YUMMM!
32. Banana Cream Cheesecake
This Banana cream flavor is a cheesecake to be loved by all ages. Made with fresh bananas, it’s loaded with banana flavors all over, in the batter and topping. The crust is made with vanilla wafers and the topping is banana Bavarian cream. All yum…
33. Banana Cream Pudding Cookies
These are going to be your new favorite cookies! All the flavors you love in banana pudding in a soft and chewy cookie form. We love the touch of white chocolate chips in them.
34. Salted Caramel Banana Nut French Toast Casserole
A quick and easy overnight banana nut French toast layered with salted caramel and pecans. You can assemble this ahead of time and bake it fresh for breakfast or brunch! It’s topped with cinnamon streusel and it tastes just like homemade banana bread!
35. Banana Pudding Cupcakes
Trying to recapture the nostalgia of the banana pudding you used to eat? Well, whether or not you’re a banana pudding fan, these cupcakes are delicious! The base is a sweet vanilla, filled with creamy banana pudding and topped with a light mascarpone whipped cream.
36. Banana Bread Mug Cake
Here’s a great hack when you crave banana bread and want it now. Mug cakes are as simple as can be. Mix up the ingredients in a mug, and then microwave. Easy!
37. Banoffee Pie
Here is one of England’s most beloved desserts… Banoffee Pie. Gooey caramel, sliced banana and homemade whipped cream make for a delicious combination!
38. Baked Banana Donuts with Chocolate Glaze
These baked banana donuts are amazing. They taste great. They’re baked rather than fried, so easy cleanup and less calories. Plus, they have a chocolate glaze. Win, win, win!
39. Mini Banana Coconut Cream Pies
Have your favorite banana coconut cream pie in a fun, handheld size! These little treats are absolutely delicious. Make a big platter at your next get together and watch them disappear.
33. Hummingbird Cake
Hummingbird cake is a Jamaican invention. It is an easy, sweet taste of the tropics with banana, pineapple, toasted pecans, and the best cream cheese frosting! Make this recipe for dessert today!!
What a great variety of banana recipes! There’s so many different ways to use your favorite fruit.
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