Eight Easy Recipes To Make With Bananas

  • 01 of 08

    Hummingbird Cake

    Hummingbird Cake
    Hummingbird Cake. Jason Loucas/Stockbyte/Getty Images

    A Hummingbird Cake makes the best type of springtime dessert! It's loaded with bananas, nuts and pineapple. It has a light tropical flavor and is perfect for parties, showers, weddings, and more. It also makes lovely cupcakes!

    Recipe: Hummingbird Cake

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  • 02 of 08

    Favorite Banana Pudding

    Banana Pudding. Photo by Carroll Pellegrinelli

    Who thought that a recipe that begins with a powdered pudding mix would produce such a delicious banana pudding? This is incredibly easy, but don't let that fool you--it's also seriously addicting!

    Recipe: Favorite Banana Pudding

    Also try: Homemade Banana Pudding

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  • 03 of 08

    Blueberry Banana Cake

    Blueberry Banana Cake. Photo by Carroll Pellegrinelli

    Although this is called a "cake", it's so much more than that! Don't relegate this easy dessert to an after-dinner treat. You could also serve this Blueberry-Banana Cake for breakfast, brunch or even afternoon tea.

    Recipe: Scrumptious Blueberry-Banana Cake

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  • 04 of 08

    Easy Banana Foster

    Banana Foster
    Easy Bananas Foster. Cultura,BRETT STEVENS/Riser/Getty Images

    Bananas Foster has become an American classic! This famous dessert originated at Brennan's Restaurant in New Orleans. It seems like a fancy dessert, but it's actually fairly simple to make. Try it once and you'll want to add it to your regular dessert rotation!

    Recipe: Easy Bananas Foster

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  • 05 of 08

    Classic Banana Split

    Classic Banana Split
    Classic Banana Split. Getty Images

    Is there anything better than a banana split? It's a simple dessert, but somehow the combination of fresh bananas, ice cream, and all the sundae fixin's just combines to make something magical! Use your favorite ice cream flavors and toppings to truly customize this classic dessert.

    Recipe: Classic Banana Split

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  • 06 of 08

    Double Banana Upside Down Cake

    Double Upside Down Banana Cake
    Double Upside Down Banana Cake. Ross Catrow/Flickr/CC BY-SA 2.0

    Oh baby! There are bananas in the cake and bananas on the top (aka bottom) of the cake. Completing the tropical theme, there's also a hefty dose of rum in this cake!

    Recipe: Double Upside Down Cake

    More Upside Down Cakes:
    Pineapple Rum Upside Down Cake
    Upside Down Apple Cake
    Double Upside Pineapple Cake
    Upside Down Cherry Cobbler
    Terrific Pineapple Upside Down Bundt Cake

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  • 07 of 08

    Big Easy Bananas Foster and Beignet Fries

    Bananas Foster with Beignet Fries
    Bananas Foster with Beignet Fries. Photo by Carroll Pellegrinelli

    This is the epitome of New Orleans desserts, all on one plate! It's a combination of two of the Big Easy's sweet treats: Bananas Foster and Beignets (Lousiana-style doughnuts). One bite will bring a taste of the south to your mouth!

    Recipe: Big Easy Bananas Foster and Beignet Fries

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  • 08 of 08

    Banana Pancakes

    Banana Pancakes
    Banana Pancakes. Berit Myrekrok/Photodisc/Getty Images

    These Banana Pancakes are tasty all by themselves, but it you wanted to add even more bananas no one would complain!

    Recipe: Banana Pancakes

    Bonus: try them with Banana Syrup!