Banana Split Recipe

Erin Coleman, R.D., L.D.
Banana Split

Ingredients for Banana Split Recipe

  • 1 large banana, cut in half lengthwise
  • 1 scoop vanilla ice cream
  • 1 scoop chocolate ice cream
  • 1 scoop strawberry ice cream
  • 2 tablespoons chocolate sauce or hot fudge
  • 2 tablespoons pineapple sauce or crushed pineapples
  • 2 tablespoons strawberry sauce
  • 2 tablespoons chopped peanuts
  • 1 cup whipped cream
  • 1 cherry

Instructions

  1. Place the three scoops of ice cream next to each other in a small glass serving boat.
  2. Place banana halves on sides of ice cream (one on each side).
  3. Top the vanilla ice cream with the pineapple sauce.
  4. Add chocolate sauce or hot fudge to the chocolate scoop.
  5. Put the strawberry sauce on top of the strawberry scoop.
  6. Sprinkle peanuts on top of the ice cream scoops.
  7. Dollop whipped cream on top of the ice cream scoops.
  8. Top with a cherry.

Variations

  • Replace the peanuts with sliced almonds, walnuts, cashews, pecans, or mixed nuts.
  • Add fresh sliced strawberries as a topping.
  • Switch up your ice cream flavors (try all chocolate, all strawberry, all vanilla, cherry, banana, mint, or combinations of these flavors).
  • Add additional toppings such as chocolate chips, Oreos, M&M'S, sprinkles, gummy bears, shaved coconut or any of your other favorite sweet treats.
  • Swap the sauces for caramel syrup, butterscotch syrup, or even marshmallow syrup.
Banana Split Recipe