10+ Best Banana Recipes Healthy Ideas

10+ Best Banana Recipes Healthy Ideas

Banana Orange Smoothie

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup low fat yogurt
  • 1 banana
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 ice cube

Procedure

Combine all of the above in a blender or food processor and blend until smooth. Makes a natural and delicious breakfast or snack.


Banana Caramel Pie

Ingredients

  • 1 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 (8- or 9-inch) pastry shell, baked and cooled
  • 4 ripe bananas

Procedure

Mix sugar, flour and salt in saucepan. Stir in cold water and egg yolks; beat until smooth. Gradually stir in boiling water, then cook, stirring constantly, about 3 minutes, until smoothly thickened.

Stir in butter, vanilla extract and evaporated milk. Cool slightly, then pour into baked pie shell.

Shortly before serving slice bananas and arrange over filling. Top with whipped cream or with meringue made from the two egg whites.


Banana Split Brownies

Ingredients

  • 1 box Duncan Hines Walnut Brownie Mix
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 3 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 large can pineapple chunks, drained
  • 1 jar maraschino cherries
  • 3 bananas
  • 1/2 cup chocolate syrup
  • 3 cups thawed Cool Whip

Procedure

Bake the brownie mix in a glass pan according to package directions. Let cool.

Meanwhile, combine the butter, vanilla extract, cream cheese and confectioners' sugar until creamy.

When the brownie has cooled, spread the cream cheese mixture over the top. Place the pineapples over the cream cheese. Slice the bananas over the top of the pineapple. Drizzle the chocolate syrup over the top of the bananas. Spread the Cool Whip over the brownie mixture. Place cherries around the Cool Whip and sprinkle with the ground nuts.

Serve hot or cool.


Banana Custard Cobblers

Ingredients

Custard

  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup cornstarch
  • 8 large egg yolks
  • 3 cups whole milk
  • 1 vanilla bean, split lengthwise
  • 6 tablespoons (34 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1/4 cup dark rum

Topping

  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup almonds
  • 6 tablespoons (packed) golden brown sugar
  • 5 tablespoons chilled unsalted butter, cut into pieces
  • 3 bananas, thinly sliced

Procedure

Custard: Whisk sugar, cornstarch and egg yolks in large bowl to blend.

Bring milk and vanilla bean to boil in heavy large saucepan. Gradually whisk hot milk into egg yolk mixture; return mixture to saucepan. Whisk over medium-low heat until custard boils and thickens, about 3 minutes. Remove from heat. Whisk in butter and rum. Cool slightly. Discard vanilla bean. Cover with plastic and refrigerate until cold. (Can be prepared 1 day ahead. Keep refrigerated.)

Topping: Blend flour, almonds and brown sugar in processor to mix. Add butter and process, using on/off turns, until coarse crumbs form. (Can be made 1 day ahead. Transfer to bowl; cover and chill.)

Position rack in center of oven and preheat to 400 degrees F.

Place eight 1-cup ramekins or custard cups on baking sheet. Divide custard equally among ramekins, using aboutThank's For Reading banana custard cobblers Easy Recipes

Banana Breeze Pie

Ingredients
Crust

  • 1/3 cup butter or margarine
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon (optional)
  • 1 cup crushed corn flakes

Procedure

Melt butter, sugar and cinnamon in small saucepan. Place over low heat, stir constantly until bubbles form around edges of pan; remove from heat. Add crushed corn flakes; mix well. Press mixture evenly into a 9-inch pie pan to form crust. Chill.

Filling

  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 cup bottled lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 5 medium-size ripe bananas
  • 2 tablespoons bottled lemon juice

Procedure

Beat the cream cheese until light and fluffy. Add 1/3 cup of the lemon juice and vanilla extract and stir until thickened. Slice 3 of the bananas; line crust with slices. Turn filling into crust; refrigerate 2 to 3 hours or until firm. Do not freeze.

Slice the other 2 bananas and dip into remaining lemon juice. Garnish top of pie with banana slices.

Serves 8.

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Banana Split Ice Cream

Ingredients

  • 1 box frozen strawberries
  • 1 cup pecans
  • 2 cans sweetened condensed milk
  • 3 bananas, sliced or mashed
  • 1 cup coconut
  • 1 quart (4 cups) half-and-half
  • 1 small can crushed pineapple, not drained

Procedure

Put all ingredients into an ice cream freezer, and then fill remainder of ice cream freezer with whole milk. Make as you would any homemade ice cream following freezer manufacturer's instructions.


Banana Split 

Ingredients

  • 1 small box vanilla wafers
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 box confectioners' sugar
  • 4 or 5 bananas
  • 1 (1 pound 5 ounce) can strawberry pie filling
  • 1 (8 ounce) can crushed pineapple
  • 1 (8 ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans

Procedure

Layer bottom of 13 x 9-inch dish with vanilla wafers.

In a small bowl, mix cream cheese egg whites and confectioners' sugar. Pour over vanilla wafers. Slice bananas and place over cream cheese layer. Pour strawberry pie filling over bananas. Pour crushed pineapple over bananas (drain some of liquid first). Top with thawed whipped topping and pecans.


Banana Ice Cream

Ingredients

  • 12 ripe bananas
  • 2 quarts whipping cream
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla extract
  • 25 to 30 pounds chopped ice
  • 5 pounds rock salt

Procedure

Blend all bananas in food processor until thick. Put banana mixture in bottom of an ice cream maker. Add whipping cream, sugar, lemon juice, salt and vanilla extract. There should be about 2 inches of space between the top of the mixture and the top of the freezer.

Fill the ice cream maker with an ice and rock salt mixture of 2 ice to 1 rock salt ratio. Crank freezer handle about 15 to 20 minutes, refilling around ice cream container with ice and rock salt mixture.

Makes 1 gallon.

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Banana Pineapple Dessert

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup margarine or butter, melted
  • 3 bananas, sliced
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 3 1/2 cups cold milk
  • 2 small boxes vanilla flavor instant pudding
  • 20 ounces crushed pineapple, drained
  • 8 ounces Cool Whip
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Banana-Pineapple Icebox Cake

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups gingersnap crumbs
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened, divided
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 (20 ounce) can crushed pineapple in heavy syrup, drained (reserve 1/4 cup syrup)
  • 3 ripe bananas (1/4-inch sliced)
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Procedure

Mix well gingersnap crumbs and 1/4 cup butter. Press into bottom of a 9-inch square baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for 5 minutes; cool.

In a small bowl beat sugar, remaining 1/4 cup butter and 1/4 cup pineapple syrup until smooth. Spread on crumbs. Top with banana slices; sprinkle with pineapple.

Beat remaining 1/4 cup pineapple syrup with the cream cheese until smooth. Spread over pineapple; sprinkle with walnuts. Refrigerate 12 hours or overnight.

To serve, cut into rectangles


Banana Custard Ice Cream

Ingredients

  • About 1 3/4 cups sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 3 eggs, separated
  • Granulated sugar, to taste
  • 4 bananas

Procedure

Juice of 1 lime or lemon
Few drops of vanilla extract

Add enough water to the condensed milk to make 1 quart. Put the cornstarch in a cup and stir in a little milk until smooth.

In a heavy-based saucepan, bring the remaining milk to a boil. Pour into the blended cornstarch, stirring. Return the mixture to the boil again, stirring constantly. Continue to cook until the mixture thickens. Check for sweetness.

Beat the egg yolks, with sugar if needed, in a bowl and stir in the hot milk. Mash the bananas with the lime or lemon juice and beat into the custard with the vanilla extract. Leave to cool, stirring occasionally. Pour the mixture into a container, cover and freeze until just becoming firm. Beat well in a bowl. Whip the egg whites until stiff, but not dry, and fold into the custard. Spoon the mixture back into the container. Cover and freeze until firm.

About 30 minutes before serving, transfer the ice cream to the refrigerator.

Serves 6 to 8.


Baked Chocolate Bananas

Ingredients

  • 2 small bananas, peeled and thinly sliced crosswise
  • 2 ounces fine-quality bittersweet chocolate (not unsweetened), chopped fine
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1/8 teaspoon vanilla extract

Procedure

Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.

Divide half of the banana slices between two 1-cup ramekins and sprinkle half of chocolate over them. Arrange remaining banana slices over chocolate and top with remaining chocolate.

In a bowl, stir together cream and vanilla and pour over mixtures. Bake desserts in middle of oven 10 minutes.

Serves 2.