These Sweet Vegan Recipes use Ripe Bananas, so you can get rid of those spotty fruits you have been avoiding for weeks and make some easy desserts for the whole family!
Vegan Banana Recipes
There’s no reason pancakes can’t be a healthy breakfast. Case in point — Oat Flour Pancakes with Bananas. This recipe is easy to make, will make enough for the whole family and will satisfy everyone at the breakfast table.
2. Banana Bread
Who doesn’t love banana bread? It’s comforting, tasty and makes use of over-ripe bananas. This vegan version uses coconut sugar and coconut oil, making it sweet and deliciously moist. If you love walnuts, great. If not, you can leave them out.
Cookies for breakfast? Is that allowed? You betcha, especially when they’re healthy Peanut Butter Banana Breakfast Cookies. You only need three ingredients and 15 minutes to make these, so don’t worry about getting up extra early to make a batch.
You’ll never go wrong if you make muffins. Your family will eat them for breakfast, take some to school or work and, if there are any left, snack on them when they get home. You can feel good about these vegan banana apple muffins.
What are overnight oats? They’re a no-stress, no-cooking method for making oatmeal. Just soak them in dairy-free milk overnight and they’re ready to go in the morning. Add a little banana and nuts and breakfast is served.
If banana bread seems a little too heavy for your breakfast, why not have the next best thing and make a banana bread smoothie? It’s vegan and creamy and packed with healthy nutrients. It also tastes just enough like banana bread to be completely satisfying.
French toast can be vegan? Don’t you need eggs for that? Nope. Here’s another fun fact — if you have a mug, a microwave and 15 minutes, you can have delicious serving of warm French toast just begging to be drizzled with maple syrup.
Fact — banana bread is delicious. Another fact — chocolate banana bread takes all of the wonderful elements of regular banana bread and makes them even better! Adding rich chocolate to a moist banana bread is a win-win for society at large.
Four ingredients — bananas, flour, almond milk and baking powder — are all you’ll need to make these sugar-free banana cookies. Of course, you’ll also need plenty of napkins and plates when everyone descends on your kitchen to get some.
You can spend forever simmering oatmeal on the stovetop or you could just pour it into a skillet and bake it. How’s that for a simple way to handle breakfast? Add banana and chocolate chunks and you’ll have something really special to start your day.
Mornings are hectic, especially when you have to figure out breakfast. How about making three-ingredient banana breakfast cookies? In the time it would take to dig out something pre-made and unhealthy, you could be serving your family something homemade and wholesome.
Okay, you’ve got over-ripe bananas. If you’re feeling like it’s a culinary cliché to make banana bread, I have the solution. Make banana bread granola! It’s an ideal snack because it’s naturally sweet. Be ready to devour it by the handful.
13. Zucchini Bread
What is zucchini bread doing in the banana section? Shh. Don’t tell the zucchini but there’s banana hiding out in this bread. While zucchini quietly does its thing, banana is delivering all kinds of flavor and moistness. Together they make a quick bread you’ll love.
Are you looking for a banana dessert without high calories and non-vegan ingredients? You’ve found it! Pan-Fried Cinnamon Bananas taste remarkably like Bananas Foster — with the flavors of cinnamon, sugar and bananas — but in a much healthier incarnation.
How adorable are these banana bread bites? They may be cute as button but they’re also good for you and are made with wholesome ingredients like walnuts, dates, shredded coconut and, of course, bananas.
You’re staring at a bunch of over-ripe bananas but don’t feel like dirtying the whole kitchen by making banana bread — so what do you do? Make this easy banana chip recipe! They are a healthy snack that kids and adults will find completely addictive.
17. Banana Cream Pie
Decadent. Indulgent. Creamy and dreamy. This banana cream pie sets the bar high for vegan desserts. The secret is coconut — coconut milk and coconut cream both provide that silky smooth creaminess that you crave in a dessert. The crust? Golden Oreos for the win.
I love it when some industrious individual combines two wonderful things into one spectacular thing. They took humble banana bread and every-day cinnamon rolls and created Banana Bread Cinnamon Rolls. I mean, this is a life-changing development, right?
19. Banana Cake
Peanut butter and chocolate — yes. Banana and chocolate — totally. Combine all three together in a single dessert and you have a winner, my friends. Banana Cake with Chocolate Peanut Butter icing? OMG, how insanely good does that sound?
20. Banana Cupcakes
It’s very possible that true bliss has escaped you if you’ve never tasted one of these banana cupcakes. The fluffy banana cake and cinnamon frosting envelopes you, causing a dessert generated ecstasy. Run and make this recipe now!
There are certain places in the American South where it’s a crime not to offer banana pudding at the end of a meal. What’s a vegan to do? Ah, here’s a gorgeous and veganized version of banana pudding that will please vegans and non-vegans alike.
Yes, you can make healthier donuts! These banana bread donuts are oven-baked, amazingly delicious and totally vegan. One bite of that walnut and ganache covered treat and you’ll be a full blown oven-baked donut convert.
Step away from the oven! You won’t need it for this dessert. That’s right — Banoffee Pie Cheesecake may combine the deliciousness of toffee and banana, but it doesn’t need to be baked. Dairy-free cream cheese and whipped coconut are the secret to this dessert’s success.
Ever make something that tastes so good, no one believes it’s healthy? Be prepared for that reaction when you make these peanut butter banana brownies. They’re so good, people may be suspicious of you from now own.
If you’re having a powerful brownie craving but don’t want to make a whole batch, you must try a vegan Banana Mug Brownie. Single servings are fun, y’all! Mix a few ingredients together, microwave that baby in a mug and you’re ready to eat.
So you’re telling me that with only 20 minutes of prep, zero baking and a little mixing that I’ll end up with a fabulous, Instagram-worthy dessert? My whole dessert life has changed and I’m so here for it.
Need a legit recipe for vegan, oil and sugar-free cookies? You’ve got to give these Chunky Monkey cookies a try. The nice thing about this recipe is that there are many different options for add-ins, so you’ll end up with a perfectly customized cookie.
Is there anything on earth as heavenly as crème brûlée? Now what would you think about Banana Crème Brûlée? You’d rightfully be transported by visions of sweet banana goodness topped with lightly torched sugar. All of this can be yours, and it’s vegan too!
Is a two-ingredient recipe possible? You bet it is. Consider this Banana Peanut Butter Ice Cream — I’ll give you one guess what the two ingredients are. Just combine the bananas and peanut butter in a blender, give them a freeze and boom! Ice cream!
30. Banana Fudge
What would you say if I told I could make banana fudge with only bananas and coconut oil? You’d laugh, just like I did before I tried this recipe. This fudge is amazing but you can up the ante and add cardamom or chopped nuts.
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30 Vegan Banana Recipes for Breakfast & Dessert (Ripe & Overripe)
- oat flour
- maple syrup
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