Wondering what to do with those ripe bananas sitting on your counter?
We've lined up over 90 scrumptious ripe banana recipes, from bread to oatmeal smoothies to cookies and cakes to waffles and condiments to pancakes.
You'll never have to throw away ripe bananas again!
Banana Bread Recipes
This peanut butter chocolate chip banana bread is a healthy, tasty breakfast made with swirls of creamy natural peanut butter.
Enjoy a thick slice of peanut butter banana bread with a cup of coffee or milk.
This is the BEST gluten free banana bread EVER! It's made with ripe bananas and gluten free all purpose flour, then topped with espresso mascarpone, toasted buckwheat and a drizzle of honey.
It's seriously, a must-try!
This almond butter banana bread is so perfectly soft and moist and loaded with chocolate chips.
It’s the perfect healthy banana bread that can be enjoyed as a snack or for breakfast.
Just when you thought banana bread couldn’t get any better!
This double chocolate banana bread is rich, moist and delicious, and perfect for all those chocoholics!
Try these other banana bread recipes
- Banana Flax Bread
- Sourdough Banana Bread
- Maple Bourbon Banana Bread
- Whole Wheat Butternut Squash Banana Bread
- Best Banana Bread
- Cinnamon Crunch Zucchini Banana Bread
Banana Muffin and Scone Recipes
If you love making banana bread with your ripe bananas, but are looking for another option to change it up a little bit, these muffins are for you.
This one uses two large ripe bananas. What makes this recipe incredible is the crunchy cinnamon sugar topping with oats.
Try these pumpkin banana muffins for an incredible combination of two classic desserts — pumpkin muffins and banana bread.
Each bite is soft, tender, and full of warming spices. Made from scratch, this vegan treat is guaranteed to impress!
Satisfy your sweet tooth and your chocolate craving with these bakery-style chocolate muffins.
These double chocolate banana muffins are light, fluffy and super rich.
This recipe calls for cocoa powder, dark chocolate chunks and ripe bananas.
These delicious, tender banana oat muffins are easy to make and filled with healthy ingredients.
They’re vegan, gluten-free, and perfect for breakfast on the go!
These banana scones with espresso glaze have a golden brown crisp exterior and a flaky, moist, buttery interior of a scone with the all the best flavors of banana bread.
Topped with an espresso glaze that adds sweetness and a pop of fresh coffee flavor, these scones are a must bake.
Try these other banana muffin and scone recipes
- Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins
- Nutella Stuffed Banana Muffins
- Banana Protein Muffins
- Banana Carrot Muffins
- Banana Nut Scones with Maple Glaze
Banana Cookies and Brownie Recipes
When it comes to homemade treats, nothing beats these pecan banana cookies!
Pecans and bananas are a match made in heaven, and these cookies taste just like your favorite banana bread but in cookie form.
These banana macarons taste just like a slice of banana cream pie!
The soft and chewy macaron shells are filled with a creamy vanilla custard frosting, layered with slices of fresh banana, and topped with toasted meringue.
Get ready to fall in love with these perfectly chewy 4-ingredient banana oatmeal cookies that are ridiculously easy to whip up so that even beginners can make them!
These banana pudding brownies are like a bowl of banana pudding in brownie form!
Perfect for using overripe bananas, this easy recipe has a fudgy brownie texture but tastes just like banana pudding.
Try these other banana cookie and brownie recipes
- Simple Oatmeal Protein Cookies
- Oatmeal Breakfast Yogurt Cookies
- Banana Bread Brownies
- Banana Peanut Butter Brownies
Banana Oat and Chia Recipes
Baked banana oatmeal is the coziest breakfast recipe!
It’s made with bananas, oats, walnuts, and maple syrup, and it just so happens to be vegan-friendly and can easily be made gluten free, too!
Dessert for breakfast? Healthy overnight oats with chocolate, banana and good for you ingredients.
Easy to make and great for meal-prep.
Baked oatmeal is a comforting and healthy make-ahead breakfast option for busy weeks and is great for a crowd!
This zucchini-studded version is reminiscent of warm banana bread and is just slightly sweet.
These banana cinnamon overnight oats have a delicious banana bread flavor without being too sweet!
They are made with almond milk, chia seeds, and cinnamon to create a healthy breakfast that is packed with fiber to keep you full throughout the day.
Try these other banana oat and chia recipes
- Caramelized Banana and Peanut Butter Oatmeal
- Banana Chia Pudding
- Peanut Butter Banana Bread Baked Oatmeal Cups
- Healthy Banana Bread Bites
Banana Smoothie, Beverage and Ice Cream Recipes
This green smoothie is healthy, delicious, and perfect for breakfast or quick meals.
Packed with tropical fruits and fresh kale, it’s the ultimate pick-me-up!
This vegan chocolate milkshake is just as luscious and creamy as the classic but it's packed with nutrients and antioxidants!
Made with sweet potatoes, frozen bananas, and raw cacao powder, it's a milkshake you can feel good about!
Get ready for a refreshing treat that'll make your taste buds spark joy.
It's a simple banana peach smoothie made with Greek yogurt, milk and honey, and it's delicious.
This thick and creamy strawberry kiwi smoothie bowl is a dream!
This vegan smoothie bowl is super easy to make, super sweet, and extra creamy.
This beet berry messy nice cream is absolutely delicious and comes packed with lots of healthy nutrients, plus different flavors and aromas that will make you fall in love with it.
It’s prepared with plant-based ingredients like frozen berries, banana, avocado or red beet.
Try these other banana smoothie, beverage and ice cream recipes
- Strawberry Banana Cashew Smoothie
- Spinach Apple Smoothie
- Low Carb Green Smoothie
- Cold Brew Coffee Protein Smoothie
- Strawberry Glaze Smoothie
- Date Smoothie
- Apple Banana Smoothie with Cinnamon
- Overnight Creamy Cashew Chocolate Shake
- Kem Chuoi (Vietnamese Banana Coconut Ice Cream)
- Cookies and Cream Banana Nice Cream
- Banana Popsicles
- Frozen Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Bites
- Frozen Banana Snickers
Banana Pancakes, Waffles and Cinnamon Rolls
Easy and healthy, these banana oatmeal pancakes made in the blender are a filling breakfast or a snack which can be made in minutes.
They're naturally gluten free, dairy free and made without added sugar or flour.
Simple 3 ingredient vegan pancakes that you can make in under 20 minutes.
Refined sugar free, versatile, failproof and approved by vegans and non-vegans alike.
These fluffy gluten free banana pancakes taste just like banana bread for breakfast.
This will quickly become one of your favorite breakfast treats.
Try these other banana pancake, waffle and cinnamon roll recipes
- Whole Wheat Banana Pancakes
- Bananas Foster Pancakes
- Banana Pecan Oat Waffles
- Banana Bread Waffles To Go
- Banoffee Cinnamon Rolls
- Banana Blueberry Breakfast Fritters
Banana Cake, Pie and Donuts
Combining the best parts of banana bread and bundt cake, this banana caramel cake is topped with our sultry salted caramel sauce for an attractive dessert that’s simple to make.
In this bananas foster upside-down cake recipe, a moist, tender, rum-infused spice cake is topped with drippy caramel and sliced bananas to make the most delicious twist on the classic upside-down cake.
One bite is all it takes to fall in love with this dessert mashup for life.
This banana chocolate chip cake is moist and filled with melty pockets of chocolate and is topped with our rich and silky smooth chocolate frosting.
Soft, moist and tender, this hummingbird cake features a spiced cake filled with banana, pineapple and toasted pecans all topped with a silky cream cheese frosting.
These banana pudding cupcakes are made with a moist, tender, and light banana cupcake base, filled with a banana pudding filling, and topped with stabilized whipped cream.
This no bake banana split pie has all the flavors of a traditional banana split with layers of chocolate, vanilla, strawberry, combined with lots of fresh bananas.
It’s topped with a creamy coconut whipped cream topping, a generous drizzle of chocolate sauce, and sweet red Maraschino cherries for good measure!
If you love bananas you'll love these caramelized banana donuts!
These baked banana donuts are made with overripe bananas so they are super moist and extra fluffy.
They are the perfect breakfast treat!
These banana apple cider donuts, made with boiled cider, are rolled in cinnamon sugar, dipped in a maple glaze, and sprinkled with cinnamon sugar walnuts for all the tastes and textures of fall!
Try these other banana cake, pie and donut recipes
- Banana Ice Box Cake
- Banana Coffee Cake
- Banana Sheet Cake
- Banana Bread Bundt Cake
- Banana Crumb Cake
- Spiced Banana Cake with Coconut
- Banana Roll
- Old Fashioned Banana Cream Pie
- Brown Butter Banana Donuts
Miscellaneous Banana Recipes
These banana recipes may not fit into an exact category, but that doesn't mean they're anything short of amazing!
Be sure to try each of these unique and fun banana recipes.