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28+ Best Overripe Banana Recipes

Here are lots of great overripe banana recipes, 28 of them! A great way to use brown bananas and make something delicious with them. Here are our favorites.

overripe banana recipes

We go thru a lot of fruit in our house but inevitably we need overripe banana recipes so they don’t go to waste. I just can’t bear to throw them out! (originally published 9/17, affiliate links present)

Ripe Banana Recipes

Using frozen bananas thawed out, or ripe bananas in some you’ll love them. Baking banana nut bread or any of these other breakfast recipe ideas just makes my mouth water.

We just made chocolate banana oatmeal cookies with oats recently and you can see how they turned out here. For a fast sweet bread you can try our Bisquick banana bread recipe too.

banana chocolate chip oatmeal cookies

Recipes using Brown Bananas

Adding in another fruit is a great idea too though. There are many that work well but coconut or pineapple are our favorites I would say. Here are a few other choices.

You can make air fryer banana bread now too. If you have never baked in this hot air machine, stuff comes out surprisingly well. Using your oven I would try pumpkin banana muffins with your brown nanners.

If you haven’t used a box of Jello pudding in a cake mix it is to die for I’ll tell you.

Easy Pudding Cake Recipes 3

Brown Banana Recipes

Now of course you can use them in other ways beyond baked goods too. Drink them too!

Looking for an easy dessert with just 4 ingredients? Use cake mix to make these easy banana bread muffins for breakfast.

Simpler is always better if you ask me. I have 3 kids and work full time so semi-homemade is my style a lot of times.

4 Ingredient Banana Bread

We make coconut banana bread drizzled with cream cheese frosting and it’s so yummy!

If you love fresh baked goods these are awesome. You can even substitute a bit of pineapple juice instead of a bit of the liquid to give it more of a tropical flavor overall.

It creates a really moist cake / bread using coconut milk!

Overripe banana recipes

Have you heard of banana bread hummus….well Make The Best of Everything will show you how to make it.

Yes, you can in fact bake in your pressure cooker. I know, sounds crazy but totally works great.

pressure cooker banana bread 3

And we have a few more from our other blogger friends too.

If you love zucchini too, try our chocolate banana muffins that are oh so moist!

overripe banana recipes

You really can’t go wrong with any of these overripe banana recipes!!

Don’t let those sweet fruits go to waste because man they make the most delicious cakes, breads, smoothies and more if you just have a little bit of time to bake.

Even if you don’t have a lot of time and doctor up a cake mix with your overripe bananas like in my banana pudding cake, it brings such a wonderful sweetness and taste to it that you just cannot replicate.

overripe banana recipes

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1shamrocks

Saturday 19th of March 2016

I always have overripe bananas, can't wait to try some of these recipes!

Patricia E Gilbert

Wednesday 6th of May 2020

Love to try your overripe bananas recipes

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