35 Snack Dessert and Drink Recipes Using Bananas
Don’t toss those ripe bananas. You can make more than just Banana Bread with them. Our collection of 35 Recipes Using Bananas is proof of the wide variety of snacks, desserts and beverages you can make with bananas.
Bananas are great as a natural sweetener in many recipes and in some you won’t even need to add additional sugar. The more ripe they are, the sweeter they get.
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35 Snacks Desserts and Beverages You Can Make With Bananas
Overripe bananas are good for more than just making a sweet bread. Scroll this list of 35 delectable recipes made using old bananas to see for yourself.
Easy Banana Mocha Frappe
35 Delectable Recipes Using Bananas. You can make more than smoothies and banana bread with those overripe bananas sitting on your kitchen counter. See these snacks, desserts and beverages you need to add to your Pinterest boards.
Peanut Butter & Jam Banana Sandwich
These vegan Peanut Butter & Jam Banana Bites are the healthiest snacks ever. Clean eating, kid-friendly and ready in 2 minutes! Yumm!
Peanut Butter Banana Fruit Roll
Peanut Butter Banana Fruit Roll – a unique spin on everyones favorite snack, the classic fruit rollup! quick, easy, and super tasty!
Air Fryer Peanut Butter Banana Dessert Bites
Air Fryer Peanut Butter Banana Dessert Bites are an easy and quick treat, suitable for Elvis. Serve with a scoop of Vanilla Ice Cream.
Strawberry Banana Mousse
Strawberry Banana Mousse is a simple and easy recipe using jello, whipped topping and fruit. Creamy and smooth, and so delicious!
Easy Banana Blondies with Caramel Frosting
A deliciously moist banana base topped with a sweet and creamy caramel frosting. YUM!
Instant Pot Tapioca Pudding
This Instant Pot Tapioca Pudding recipe is a complete game changer. It’s naturally sweetened with no refined sugar. It does not require continuous stirring and avoids sticky bottom pots and it cooks in just 1o mins with only 5 ingredients. It’s portion controlled, vegan, gluten-free and paleo.
Banana Split Grilled Dessert Nachos
These Banana Split Dessert Nachos capture all the beloved flavors of a classic banana split … in a super-fun grilled dessert! Crispy, sweetened “nacho chips,” caramelized fruit, and a delicious strawberry sauce. Even better with a little scoop of ice cream! Quick, easy, decadent … and surprisingly nutritious, too!
Peanut Butter Banana Ice Cream
Peanut butter banana ice cream can be made in minutes with just 4 ingredients. This no-bake dessert is satisfying and delicious!
Banana Aqua Fesca
Banana Agua Fresca, or Agua de Plátano, is a refreshing and light summer drink. A sweet and creamy beverage that’s perfect on warm days.
Frozen Strawberry Banana Dog Treats - Three Olives Branch
This one if for the FUR BABIES!
The BEST Chocolate Covered Banana Recipe
These chocolate covered frozen bananas are healthy, fun, and incredibly easy to make. And the 2-ingredient magic shell chocolate dip for these amazing chocolate dipped bananas is a game-changer.
Vietnamese Banana Tapioca Pudding
Delicate Tapioca combines with Banana and Coconut cream to create a delightfully sweet finish
Vegan Chocolate Shake - this healthy table
This vegan chocolate shake is rich and creamy and refined sugar-free! If you’re vegan or if dairy doesn’t agree with you – then this creamy dessert is going to be your favorite new treat!
Panikeke – Samoan Banana Donuts ~ Coconut Glaze
Panikeke or Samoan Banana Donuts with coconut Glaze. A great way to use up ripe bananas. Similar to a French Beignet
Easy Deep Fried Bananas (Banana Empanada)
5-Ingredient Breaded Deep Fried Bananas (Banana Empanada)– a quick and easy dish that can be served as a side for feijoada or grilled meats, or as a dessert topped with ice cream. These can be gluten-free, Paleo and Whole30.
Bananas Foster Ice Cream
If you’re fond of traditional bananas foster, this recipe is the frozen, ready-to-go version. Think swirls of rum-infused caramel, chunks of buttery banana and crunchy walnuts within a creamy homemade vanilla ice cream.
Strawberry Banana Pudding Recipe
The sweet combination of bananas and strawberries take center stage in our strawberry banana pudding recipe. Create this tasty treat with our 3-step recipe!
Easy Cream Cheese Frosted Banana Bars
If you have some ripe bananas in your house, I have the perfect dessert to make with them. My easy Cream Cheese Banana Bars are an excellent option for homemade desserts or for potlucks!
Dreamy Peanut Butter Banana Popsicles
These healthy banana popsicles are sugar free, made with peanut butter and dates, and dipped in a little dark chocolate for crunch. Super creamy even though there’s no dairy, and only five ingredients.
Banana Pepper Sabzi / Pakke kele aur capsicum ki sabzi - Jain sabzi recip
Banana sabzi / Paka Kela Nu Shaak recipe is a Gujarati Jain dish that is made from ripe bananas. But this time I added Sweet pepper too with Bananas. The Sweet and Spicy combination that arises from the banana, pepper, and chili makes it a delectable dish to go along with a Roti, Paratha or Bhakhri.
Avocado Banana Cacao Mousse
If you're trying to avoid dairy and refined sugar, you're going to want to check out this recipe for avocado banana chocolate mousse.
Peanut Butter and Banana Sushi
Easy Banana Peanut Butter Ice Cream Bars
You are going to love these Super Easy Banana Peanut Butter Ice Cream Bars! They are ridiculously easy to make & only have 5 ingredients plus salt
Banana Chips: With No Added Sugar
Have you ever wondered how to make Banana Chips? It’s easier than you think and so much healthier than any commercial product. Naturally sweet and crunchy -the perfect addition to your breakfast bowls!
Strawberry Banana Split Pudding Recipe
This dessert is super flavorful and delicious, and it's also really easy to make but looks like a million bucks.
Homemade Banana Pudding
This Homemade Banana Pudding recipe is a classic Southern dessert made with layers of sliced fresh bananas, an easy homemade custard, Nilla wafers, and topped with a light and fluffy meringue! It’s the perfect way to finish any Southern meal!
Nutty Coconut Banana Ice Cream Sundaes
A tropical twist on the classic New Orleans dessert, Bananas Foster. Layers of caramelized bananas, shredded toasted coconut and crunchy macadamia nuts.
Homemade Banana Cherry Popsicles
Gluten free and only 3 ingredients
Banana Split Fruit Pizza
This Banana Split Fruit Pizza combines two favorites in one delicious dessert that's easy to prepare and sure to be a hit!
No-Bake Banana Pudding Yum Yum
Banana pudding, step aside -- You've got some serious competition from this No-Bake Banana Pudding Yum Yum! With its banana pudding-inspired filling sandwiched between two creamy ultra-fluffy layers of deliciousness, this is the stuff no-bake dessert dreams are made of.
Banana Maple Munchkins (Donut Holes)
Looking for a new way to use those overripe bananas? These Banana Maple Munchkins are fun to make, have a delightful touch of maple, and can be either coated with a maple glaze or rolled in cinnamon and sugar!
Banana Donuts with Salted Caramel Glaze
Moist banana bread-like donut dipped in a gorgeous buttery dark caramel glaze that sets up so pretty, with a pinch of salt to even out the sweetness.
Banana Fluffernutter Crepes
Whether for a weekend brunch or a weeknight dinner, these Banana Fluffernutter Crepes are delicious and easy!
Banana Milkshake With Ice Cream Easy Recipe
An easy and simple recipe to make and a super yummy treat to share with the kids.
Who doesn’t love bananas combined with ice cream? Seriously, it’s a pair that’s meant to be eaten and enjoyed!
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Bread Recipes Made With Ripe Bananas
We purposefully left out the Banana Bread recipes in our list because, well you can find lots of those. We wanted to share more ways to use overripe bananas than just bread recipes. HOWEVER, the list would not be complete without at least one or two, right! So keep scrolling for two of our favorite breads using bananas.
This Easy Banana Bread Recipe can be stirred by hand, no mixer needed. It’s versatile with options in the recipe like using cinnamon and nuts or not.
In a hurry to get out the door? Yeah, we get that so I make these Apple Banana Oat Nut Muffins from time to time for a hearty on the go breakfast for my fellas.
Is it breakfast ideas you need right now? Try any of these.
These Low Carb Baked Ham & Egg Muffin Cups can be eaten in your hand. No fork needed.
Our Mini Peach Parfait recipe could easily be adapted for bananas but we love it with fresh ripe peaches in the summer. We put it in a jar and take it to work with us.
We especially love serving this Crescent Roll Sausage Breakfast Casserole when we have overnight guests. Everyone loves it.
Have you ever had that breakfast cup at Chik fil a? The one with eggs, chicken and gravy? We love it so we made our own version in this Chicken and Cheese Eggs Skillet recipe.
Another out the door and hand held hearty breakfast is our Baked Egg & Veggie Muffins.
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