Bananas are an awesome way to achieve a creamy and delicious texture to replace dairy in all your plant-based desserts! The sweetness of ripe bananas is an added bonus, making these amazing treats even more delicious. Check out these 15 recipes from our Food Monster App for easy creamy banana desserts that you’ll want to make again and again!
1. Coconut Tapioca Pudding With Caramelized Bananas
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You may remember tapioca from your childhood snack puddings? This Coconut Tapioca Pudding With Caramelized Bananas from Claire Ragozzino is an upgraded version with creamy coconut milk and cardamom, topped with caramelized bananas and cacao nibs. Tapioca, made from the cassava plant, is loaded with iron, calcium, folate and maganese. Much like chia, it can absorb several times its weight in liquid, making it a hydrating snack option. Grab a spoon and give this treat a try!
2. Blueberry Strawberry Banana Ice Cream Cake
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This Blueberry Strawberry Banana Ice Cream Cake from Emily von Euw is one delicious dessert. It is creamy, sweet, fresh, tart, and colorful all at once. Plus, it is super easy to make (surprise, surprise) and can be eaten the same day you make it.
3. Raw Chunky Monkey Banana Cream Pie
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This gorgeous Raw Chunky Monkey Banana Cream Pie from Florian Nouhlooks fantastic and is incredibly easy – you only need six ingredients. Plus, this recipe mixes a rich date crust with a banana, peanut, and chocolate filling to make a perfectly balanced and dangerously addictive dessert.
4. 15-Minute Banana Caramel Fudge Tart
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When it comes to quick desserts, this 15-Minute Banana Caramel Fuge Tartfrom Karen Kitto is going to become one of your favorites! It starts with a sticky base of oats, dates, and coconut, and has a banana filling that also has dates and oats and is sweetened with maple syrup. Made with fairly standard pantry staples, it’s something you could whip up in an instant, stick it in the fridge and voila, you have a dessert, snack, treat or just a plain old late night indulgence.
5. Caramelized Banana S’mores Skillet
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This simple vegan dessert is ideal for those who don’t want to start a campfire! This Caramelized Banana S’mores Skillet from Emma D’Alessandro is packed with gooey chocolate and marshmallow goodness. The caramelized bananas keep the s’mores dip from feeling overly indulgent. Break apart some graham crackers into dipping sticks to get the true s’mores experience.
6. Banana Pudding Brûlée
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A creamy and thick banana pudding, sprinkled with a generous serving of sugar, which is then caramelized to create a deep and rich caramel film that makes the notorious shattering sound when broken. Check out this Banana Pudding Brûlée from Lauren Wright!
7. Peanut Butter Banana Cheesecake
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This creamy Peanut Butter Banana Cheesecake from Amanda Smith is composed of three awesomely delicious elements. First, a dense cashew-based peanut butter filling rests on a crust of dates and almonds. The finishing touch is a topping of homemade dark chocolate peanut butter cups that are drizzled with even more peanut butter, because you can never have too much.
8. The Best Banana Cream Pie Ever
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Who doesn’t love a nice big slice of cream pie? The Best Banana Cream Pie Everfrom Alex and Linda Meyer really is the best, too, with a nutty crust, creamy coconut filling, and slices of sweet bananas. It’s just like the one you remember from your childhood, but you know, just better in every way.
9. Banana Ice Cream Bars
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Looking for a healthy frozen treat? These Banana Ice Cream Bars from Brittany Mullins are topped with date caramel, sprinkled with walnuts, and coated with a crunchy chocolate shell. They’re absolutely delicious!
10. Banana Chia Almond Pudding With Vanilla Wafer Crumble
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Dessert for breakfast anyone? Yes, please. This Banana Chia Almond Pudding With Vanilla Wafer Crumble recipe from Jackie Ader is sweet and indulgent enough to be served as a dessert but it’s also healthy enough to be eaten for breakfast. Between the almonds, almond butter, almond milk and chia seeds, it’s packed with protein so you can start your day off on the right foot!
11. Chocolate Crêpes With Banana Cheesecake Cream
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These yummy Chocolate Crêpes With Banana Cheesecake Cream from Mitko Dzhordzhev are your best choice for when you are craving something sweet and indulgent for breakfast. They are absolutely sugar-free but still taste as sweet and rich as a chocolate cake. The sweetness in this dish comes from the banana cheesecake cream that you can make healthier if you like.
12. Fresh Strawberry Banana Cheesecake
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This Fresh Strawberry Banana Cheesecake from Gretchen Price is super creamy with just a hint of banana puree in the batter as well as the crust for a subtle banana taste and to cut down on the sugar needed, since extremely ripe bananas are so sweet! The fresh sliced bananas may get brown after a day though, so you can dip them in some lemon water before putting them on top and the apricot glaze (from melted apricot jam) seals the fruit and will keep them from browning too rapidly.
13. Mango Sorbet With Banana and Pineapple
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Create the perfect sorbet: creamy, cold, sweet and luscious. Who needs added sugar when you have the sweetness of the fruit!? This Mango Sorbet With Banana and Pineapple from Emily von Euw will be your new favorite treat.
14. Lemon Banana Cashew Cream Pie
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Did you ever realize that lemon pairs pretty amazingly to bananas? Yes, the zesty lemon flavor takes a banana cream pie to the next level. So, come on board with this delicious Lemon Banana Cashew Cream Pie from Florian Nouh! It’s a real stunner: easy, creamy, drool-worthy, remarkable, lemony, refreshing, addictive, fresh, and so delicious. With just six ingredients and in three easy steps. you can make this dream come true.
15. Whole Grain Slices With Banana Ice Cream
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These Whole Grain Slices With Banana Ice Cream from Deniz Kilic anre quick and easy to prepare and so delicious. They are a great snack, breakfast or dessert that everyone will be able to enjoy! Give them a go!