Gone are the days of the boring banana! Our favorite fruit is so versatile, it can add an unexpected taste twist to both sweet and savory dishes. From pancakes to pizza, you have our permission to go bananas!
Healthy Banana Cream Pie Smoothie
Dessert for breakfast? Yes, please! Baker By Nature’s Healthy Banana Cream Pie Smoothie creates a silky-smooth base with frozen bananas, Greek yogurt, and vanilla almond milk. Blend with honey, nutmeg, cinnamon, and vanilla for a slurp-worthy smoothie. Add crumbled vanilla wafers for a hint of crunch!
Banana Bread Pancakes
A few overripe bananas really up the ante on this basic breakfast staple. Creme De La Crumb offers a mouthwatering recipe for Banana Bread Pancakes that whips up quicker than an entire loaf, and is just as satisfying. Add a handful of chocolate chips to the batter if you’re feeling adventurous, then drizzle with gooey syrup and devour!
Louisiana Bread Pudding
Amy in the Kitchen serves up a classic New Orleans recipe with her Louisiana Bread Pudding. With cooler weather right around the corner, the warm butter-rum-banana sauce generously spooned on top makes this an a-peel-ing fall weather treat!
Homemade Banana Cream Pie
For the perfect custard that’s thick, rich, and loaded with flavor, you’ve got to start from scratch! Sally’s Baking Addiction layers cinnamon-dusted bananas, silky smooth custard, and more bananas in this Homemade Banana Cream Pie. Garnish with a few dollops or whole layer of homemade whipped cream. For this recipe, you’ll want to go the extra mile!
Three Cheese Plantain Crust Pizza
Cauliflower crust is a trendy way to lighten up traditional pizza, but mashed plantains offer another slightly sweet alternative – almost like cornbread. To make this Three Cheese Plantain Crust Pizza, Healthy Nibbles & Bits suggests using easy-to-peel black plantains. The result is a nicely crisped, somewhat sweet, healthy crust that can easily work with your favorite toppings!
Nutella Banana Swirl Muffins
There are lots of things you can do in 30 minutes – work out, watch a favorite TV show, or bake a batch of these sinfully delicious Nutella Banana Swirl Muffins! The Novice Chef mixes the dynamic duo of creamy hazelnut spread and mashed bananas for a tempting treat your whole family will love!
Southern Banana Pudding
From coast to coast and everywhere in between, this traditional Southern favorite from Add A Pinch is sure to please! One spoonful of this velvety, made-from-scratch Southern Banana Pudding with mountains of fluffy, toasted meringue will have you begging for another bite. Substitute whipped topping for the meringue if you’re short on time.