Indulge in a classic banana split dessert with this delicious recipe.
Learn how to create the perfect combination of bananas, ice cream, toppings, and whipped cream for a delightful treat that will satisfy any sweet tooth.

When it comes to easy no-bake desserts, a banana split has to be the easiest of all.
This banana split recipe is made in just 5 minutes and there’s absolutely no way to mess it up.

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How To Make A Banana Split

Good Food To Eat
This classic dessert recipe for a banana split has so many layers of flavour, and more importantly, so much volume.
It is easy to create and takes only a few minutes.
If you're after a vegan banana split simply use one simple variation.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Easiest Dessert Recipes & Tempting Dessert Ideas
Cuisine American
Calories 936 kcal


  • 1 large Banana
  • 2 cups Neapolitan ice-cream
  • 1 cup whipped cream
  • Chocolate sauce
  • 1 Cherry for garnish


  • Split the banana in 2 parts lengthways and put them side by side on a suitable plate or dish.
  • Place a large scoop of vanilla ice-cream in middle, then strawberry and chocolate ice-creams on the side.
  • Place smaller scoops of whipped cream on top of ice cream.
  • Pour some chocolate sauce over the top.
  • Garnish with Cherry.
  • Serve immediately.


Banana Split Recipe Variations

  • Vegan Banana Splits;
    Substitute the ice cream for vanilla, strawberry and chocolate gelato.
    This will also make it gelatin free.
  • Sprinkle some crushed peanuts over the top to add a bit more colour and a bit of crunch.
  • Change garnish to strawberries, raspberries or even thinly sliced bananna.
Keyword banana split recipe, how to make a banana split
Categories: Dessert Recipes

Shane Lowry

Shane Lowry is the author of Good Food To Eat, a website that provides recipes and cooking help.He is a home cook who enjoys sharing his passion for food with others. Lowry’s mother is a chef, and she taught him the basics of cooking and baking when he was young.He also has experience running a catering business with his wife, specializing in finger foods and full meals for people with dietary restrictions such as gluten-free, vegan, and low-carb.Through his various cooking experiences, Lowry has learned what makes a great recipe: simple to follow, yet delicious and satisfying. That’s why he focuses on creating step-by-step recipes that are easy for anyone to make, regardless of their cooking skills.


Diana Carlton · 12/09/2022 at 2:18 am

5 stars
This is so simple to make. You nearly don’t need a recipe. Read it once and go

Margorie Jerkins · 24/09/2022 at 3:57 am

5 stars
This is so simple and it makes the perfect dessert

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