Bananas are many people’s favorite. It’s easy to find and can be added to just about any dessert you can think of. Cakes, ice cream, milk shakes, bread, pudding, and other pastries – these are just some of the delicious desserts that can have bananas in them.
Bananas are not only delicious; they are very healthy too. They contain enough amount of fiber and plenty of antioxidants. These sweet fruits are also rich in nutrients such as potassium, magnesium, vitamin B6 & C, copper, manganese, protein, and fat. They help moderate blood sugar levels and may improve digestive health.
Bananas get ripe quickly. Sometimes, before you know it, all your bananas are already very ripe. Of course, you wouldn’t want to put these bananas into waste so before thinking of throwing them out, think of what else you can do to them – think: desserts! For sure, everybody will be happy.
To give you some ideas, we curated 15 yummy banana dessert recipes you can try at home. The best thing is they are easy to make and healthy too. Click the links for the step-by-step recipe.
1. Honey Cinnamon Banana Bread Pudding
This cinnamon infused bread pudding uses honey instead of white sugar which acts as a natural sweetener. Sounds perfect to those who want to avoid sugar as this is certainly a healthier alternative.
2. Banana Oat Cookies
Have you ever tried banana cookies? If you haven’t yet, then you shouldn’t miss the chance of recreating this recipe. Crunchy oats and sweet, soft banana cookies seem like a tasty treat!
3. Nutella and Banana on Challah
Of course, who doesn’t love Nutella? Combined with bananas, it’s going to be one simple yet delicious dessert. The addition of roasted almonds between thick slices of challah bread is something to look forward to.
4. Banoffee Coconut Chia Puddings
Bananas, chia seeds, cacao, coconut milk, and coconut chips – these are only some of the ingredients of this recipe that you will likely love. You can even top it with freshly sliced banana or berry for a healthy breakfast meal.
5. Whipped Banana Ricotta with Apple Wedges
This fruit snack is both delicious and healthy. It’s a creative way to recreate your snacks or dessert. You can even substitute apples for other fruits you like that may need a dip of some sort. It’s very easy to prepare – best for when you are in a hurry to send off yourself to the office or your kids to school.
6. Rustic Banana, Blueberry, and Coconut Cake
Sometimes the ingredients to a delicious cake recipe are just in your pantry – just like when this cake was created. This is perfect for the entire family!
7. Chocolate, Hazelnut, And Banana Pizza
A choco-hazelnut banana pizza? Believe it or not, yes, it has been created and you too can achieve it. Make your mornings and snacks time with the family as awesome as this dessert pizza.
8. Baby Banana Pancakes
These are really just your favorite pancakes – only that they have bananas! If you’re bored of your usual pancakes, this baby pancakes might just be the easy way to go. Plus they’re not just for babies, you can have some too and it’s okay.
9. Banana Fritters
If you’re looking for a budget dessert, banana fritters are your go-to. To make it yummier, you can drizzle maple syrup or any syrup on it then add some ice cream to finish it off.
10. Banana Split Tarts
These cute little desserts will surely be enjoyed by your family and friends. Even the little ones will surely be delighted.
11. Banana Pudding Milkshake
You will love this homemade milkshake. Aside from it is very easy and quick to prepare, it might be a lot healthier too compared to the ones you buy in cafes.
12. Pretzel and Banana Truffles
These banana truffles are simply irresistible. You can probably consume lots of these goodness in one sitting only.
13. Banana Pudding Pie
A creative alternative to your traditional banana pudding, this pie is one cool and creamy dessert you will surely love. This might just be the twist you are looking for.
14. Banana Toffee Tart
This toffee tart doesn’t only have the rich flavor you desire in a dessert, it also has a sophisticated presentation. Despite that, it’s relatively easy to make. When done right, this recipe might be a staple in every house party and event.
15. Banana Chips
Banana chips have somehow been a part of most family desserts. It’s a classic! It’s also very easy to make which best fits your busy lifestyle. Try this crunchy snacks with sweet and salty flavors that are sure to please your taste buds.
Are you ready to go bananas? Try one of these recipes and enjoy!