If you’ve got some overripe bananas languishing in your fruit bowl, put them to good use with these creative and delicious recipes. From banana walnut sticky buns to a decadent banana toffee cheesecake, these delicious recipes will please your palate and help you reduce food waste.
Banana Crunch Muffins
Leftover nuts, granola and bananas can all be put to good use in these sweet and satisfying breakfast muffins that double as a tasty on-the-go snack.
Banana Toffee Cheesecake
Smooth, creamy banana cheesecake sits atop a sugar cookie crust in this show-stopping dessert. It’s topped with rich toffee and caramelized bananas.
The Pioneer Woman’s Bananas Foster
This easy-to-make dessert combines bananas with butter, dark brown sugar and rum — perfect for pouring over vanilla ice cream.
Banana Walnut Sticky Buns With White Chocolate Frosting
A fresh new take on the already-tasty classic, these single-serving sticky buns are sweet and decadent, perfectly suited for a comforting breakfast or dessert.
Flaming Banana Splits
Heat up a traditional banana split by quite literally lighting in on fire. Hot chocolate sauce, ice cream and crumbled lady fingers finish off this party-pleasing dessert that’s a mix of sweet, creamy, hot and cold.
Anna’s Banoffee Pie
This decadent pie starts with a cookie crust inspired by digestive biscuits, which is then topped with bananas and a sweet toffee-like filling. For something similar, try these banoffee tartlets.