15 Easy Banana Dessert Recipes That’ll Steal the Show

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Got a bunch of ripe bananas sitting on your countertop and looking for an easy banana dessert? I got you covered. I’ve rounded up a collection of mouthwatering banana dessert recipes that will have you going bananas for every bite. From rich cakes to gooey brownies and creamy pies to wholesome cookies – this lineup has it all. And pretty much any of these can be enjoyed with my homemade cream cheese whipped cream! Let’s dive in and find your next banana recipe.

Coffee Banana Cake

Coffee Banana Cake by The Littlest Crumb
Photo Credit: The Littlest Crumb

This Coffee Banana Cake is like the best banana cake you’ve ever had with a rich coffee espresso flavoring mixed in. A soft, moist banana coffee cake base topped with a sweet espresso frosting.

Get the Recipe: Coffee Banana Cake

Panqué de Plátano

Panqué de Plátano by M.A. Kitchen
Photo Credit: M.A. Kitchen

This Mexican Panqué de Plátano is a family favorite bursting with banana goodness and delightful, melty chocolate morsels. You’ll love its incredible moistness on every bite!

Get the Recipe: Panqué de Plátano

Easy Maple Glazed Banana Scones

Easy Maple Glazed Banana Scones by Just As Tasty
Photo Credit: Just As Tasty

These Easy Maple Glazed Banana Scones are so delicious! They’re crisp on the outside yet soft in the center, and the maple glaze complements that irresistible banana bread flavor perfectly.

Get the Recipe: Easy Maple Glazed Banana Scones

Banana Pudding Brownies

Banana Pudding Brownies by Cambrea Bakes
Photo Credit: Cambrea Bakes

These Banana Pudding Brownies are layered with banana brownie batter and vanilla wafer cookies and swirled with homemade vanilla pudding. They taste just like a bowl of banana pudding in brownie form!

Get the Recipe: Banana Pudding Brownies

Banana Layer Cake with Fluffy Southern Frosting

Banana Layer Cake with Fluffy Southern Frosting by Cooking with Carlee
Photo Credit: Cooking with Carlee

Four layers of moist banana cake wrapped in fluffy marshmallow like meringue frosting is bound to make a statement. Add a little coconut to mix to make it extra special and this star-spangled cake is perfect for a party!

Get the Recipe: Banana Layer Cake with Fluffy Southern Frosting

Banana Pudding

Banana Pudding by Cooking with Wine
Photo Credit: Cooking with Wine

Nanner Puddin! Nothing is more Texas than a chilled Banana Pudding dessert at a cookout or BBQ! And this version is one of the dreamiest desserts you will ever taste! Cooking with Wine also added bits of Biscoff Cookies throughout to give it an upgrade from the typical Nilla Wafers! This will not disappoint and is the ultimate dessert to pair with Southern comfort food.

Get the Recipe: Banana Pudding

Easy Banana Cream Pie

Banana Cream Pie by Simply Scrumptious
Photo Credit: Simply Scrumptious

This Best, Easy Banana Cream Pie Recipe is a delicious, homemade no bake pie made with a graham cracker crust, vanilla jell-o instant pudding, Cool Whip and bananas. The active time to make it is about 10 minutes.

Get the Recipe: Easy Banana Cream Pie

Banana Brownies

Banana Brownies by Organically Addison
Photo Credit: Organically Addison

These Banana Brownies are gooey, fudge like and chocolaty! They are made in one mixing bowl and take only 25 minutes total. These rich and decadent brownies are made with wholesome ingredients. Each bite is chocolate perfection!

Get the Recipe: Banana Brownies

Banana Pudding Cheesecake Bars

Banana Pudding Cheesecake Bars by Grandbaby Cakes
Photo Credit: Grandbaby Cakes

These Banana Pudding Cheesecake Bars are irresistible! A banana blondie crust gets topped with creamy banana pudding cheesecake creating one of the most delicious cheesecake recipes ever!!

Get the Recipe: Banana Pudding Cheesecake Bars

Hummingbird Cake Recipe

Hummingbird Cake Recipe by Shugary Sweets
Photo Credit: Shugary Sweets

Hummingbird Cake is a moist layer cake filled with pineapple, pecans and coconut. Perfectly sweet and spiced with cinnamon, this classic southern dessert keeps everyone coming back for another slice!

Get the Recipe: Hummingbird Cake Recipe

Banoffee Pie

Banoffee Pie by Vintage Kitchen Notes
Photo Credit: Vintage Kitchen Notes

Smooth, rich and utterly delicious, every bite of this pie is an experience. There’s a cookie crust, gooey dulce de leche (heavenly paired with bananas), a mound of whipped cream and chocolate shavings. So it’s easy to put together, and the combination of flavors is simple perfection. This is a dessert recipe you must try!

Get the Recipe: Banoffee Pie

Air Fryer Banana Chips

Air Fryer Banana Chips by Lolo Home Kitchen
Photo Credit: Lolo Home Kitchen

Easy recipe for Crispy Banana Chips made in the air fryer. Only a few ingredients for this healthy, sweet, and salty snack.

Get the Recipe: Air Fryer Banana Chips

Banana Oatmeal Cookies

Banana Oatmeal Cookies by Corrie Cooks
Photo Credit: Corrie Cooks

Let’s dive into the world of cookies with a healthy and delightful twist. These Banana Oatmeal Cookies are a real game-changer. Simple, yet delicious, they are perfect for breakfast, snack time, or as a dessert. Made with ripe bananas and whole oats, they’re naturally sweetened and packed with fiber. This recipe is an excellent choice for people wanting to enjoy cookies without any guilt.

Get the Recipe: Banana Oatmeal Cookies

Banana Split Breakfast Recipe

Banana Split Breakfast Recipe by Daisies and Pie
Photo Credit: Daisies and Pie

A delicious healthy Banana Split Recipe that’s perfect for breakfast or a simple dessert.

Get the Recipe: Banana Split Breakfast Recipe

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