20 Delicious and Easy to Make Banana Desserts

This collection of 20 easy to make banana desserts is perfect for those times when you have a bunch of ripe bananas that need to be used as soon as possible. The naturally sweet flavour of banana shines through in these recipes which will delight any banana lover. From cakes to cookies, from pies to bars, and from breads to brûlée, these recipes will inspire you to make delicious treats for your family and friends.

Bananas pair well with chocolate as well as many fruits, so you'll find a range of flavour profiles in these easy recipes. Let bananas take centre stage with these mouth-watering desserts and be prepared for the rave reviews that are sure to come your way.

Read on for 20 delicious banana recipes, and check out our ultimate chocolate chip banana bread recipe too!

Cream Cheese Stuffed Chocolate Chip Banana Coffee Cake

This delicious cake is full of banana, chocolate chips and walnuts. It boasts a cream cheese filling that's a sweet surprise when you cut a slice of this awesome dessert. Your family will love the cinnamon and nut streusel coupled with a vanilla drizzle. You'll definitely want to make this swoon-worthy cake!

Slow Cooker Banana Bread Pudding

Let your slow cooker help you make this delectable bread pudding dessert that's full of bananas, spices and caramel sauce. Let the bread soak up the custard before placing in the slow cooker. It only needs about 90 minutes to cook. Top with the homemade caramel sauce and be prepared for the compliments from this sweet dessert.

Chocolate Chip Banana Cookies

If you've never tried making cookies with ripe bananas, you're in for a delicious treat with this recipe! The bananas keep these chocolate chip cookies soft and moist. Better make a double batch - these won't last long!

Banana Cream Pie

This classic banana dessert will be appreciated no matter what the occasion. The buttery crust is filled with creamy banana pudding along with sliced bananas. Garnish the top with whipped cream and banana slices and chill until ready to serve. So delicious!

Banana Cream Layer Cake

This is a showstopper of a layer cake, complete with pastry cream filling between layers. The cake itself is full of banana flavor. The buttercream frosting contains a bit of imitation banana extract and is decorated with crushed graham crackers on the sides. Add some banana chips on the top for further decoration. Beautiful!

Coffee Cake Banana Bread

This highly addictive banana bread recipe will quickly become your favorite way to use up those overly ripe bananas. Sweetened with brown sugar and spices, the mashed bananas keep it moist and tasty. The crumble on top gives it a true coffee cake feel that makes it perfect as a slice for brunch, or as an after dinner dessert.

Banana Bars

These banana bars have a healthy twist by using wholewheat flour and almond milk. Full of banana, they also add chocolate chips and cinnamon spice for an irresistible flavor combo. These bake up quickly, but let them cool before cutting into squares. So yummy!

Banana Cupcakes with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting

Perfect for a kids party or anyone who loves the flavour of bananas, these cupcakes are irresistible. The cupcakes pair the banana flavour with cinnamon and the frosting is a cream cheese dream with a hint of cinnamon, as well. If you want to take it further, add in some nuts or chocolate chips to the cupcake batter. Delish!

Banana Bundt Cake With Brown Sugar Glaze

This beautiful bundt cake is sure to impress your friends and family. It's full of rich buttery banana flavour followed by a scrumptious brown sugar glaze. Garnish with walnuts or pecans for a banana dessert that's sure to delight.

Bananas Foster Cheesecakes

Mini cheesecakes get a graham cracker crust (use digestive biscuits in the UK) followed by a sweet cream cheese filling. Bake and chill. When ready to serve, prepare the sauce of butter, brown sugar, cinnamon, and then add Bourbon. Spoon over each cheesecake and serve or chill the sauced cheesecakes for later. Very fancy!

Vegan Banana Creme Brulee

Swap out traditional milk for a non-dairy milk such as almond milk for this awesome vegan dessert. Ripe mashed bananas, hemp seed and a little sugar complete the dessert. Caramelize the sugar on top right under your broiler (grill). Awesome!

Chocolate Banana Bread

Pair chocolate and banana together in this easy loaf dessert. Cocoa plus chocolate chips give a double dose of chocolate flavour to the batter. Mashed bananas and butter keep it moist and delicious. Add chocolate chips to the top of the batter once it's in the loaf pan. Bake, cool, slice and enjoy this banana and chocolate treat!

Chocolate Chip Raspberry Banana Coffee Cake

Beautiful to look at and even more delicious to eat, this coffee cakes pairs a soft banana cake with chocolate chips and raspberries for a fruity twist. Top it with a sugary and spicy streusel and drizzle with a sweet glaze. Perfection!

Peanut Butter Banana Muffins

Combine three yummy flavors together in these snackable muffins: peanut butter, bananas and chocolate chips. These are protein-rich so they can be used for a grab-and-go breakfast, too. Win-win!

Banana Cream Lush

For a luscious no-bake banana dessert, start with a crushed graham cracker crust layer (use digestive biscuits in the UK), top that with a sweetened cream cheese layer, followed by a banana cream pudding layer, topped with whipped cream and walnuts and finished with a bananas foster sauce. Absolutely scrumptious!

Black Bottom Banana Peanut Butter Pie

This awesome no-bake banana pie starts with a chocolate ganache layer on top of the pie crust. The filling consists of a sweetened whipped cream, ripe bananas, and peanut butter mixture. Top with more whipped cream and chocolate shavings. Refrigerate and serve to rave reviews!

Banana Poppy Seed Cake

All you need is one bowl to mix this banana snack cake in. It's made with bananas, sour cream, poppy seeds, sugar and spices and topped with a tasty lemon buttercream frosting. Easy and delish!

Banana Pudding Cheesecake

This delicious combination of cheesecake and banana pudding will earn you rave reviews. In a crust of crushed vanilla wafers, chopped pecans, and melted butter you'll add the creamy and rich filling of bananas, lemon juice, sugars, eggs and cream cheese. Bake, cool and then refrigerate overnight. It's worth the wait!

No Bake Banana Split Dessert

You'll adore this scrumptious no-bake layered dessert that tastes like a banana split but without the ice cream. Layer a graham cracker crust (use digestive biscuits in the UK) with a sweetened cream cheese mixture that's topped with sliced banana, crushed pineapple, strawberries, whipped cream, walnuts, chocolate sauce and garnished with maraschino cherries. Oh, my!

Best Banana Cake

Banana lovers will enjoy the ultimate banana flavour from this rich and buttery cake.The combination of buttermilk and brown sugar give it a decadent taste. It's topped off with a cream cheese frosting that's silky and smooth making this a cake that will make you swoon!

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