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Indulge in a Classic Banana Split Dessert

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

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 3 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 1 large serve
Calories 936 kcal


  • Plate or dish
  • Cutting board
  • Ice-cream scoop
  • Spoon


  • 1 large banana
  • Neapolitan ice-cream
  • 1 cup whipped cream
  • chocolate sauce
  • 1 cherry optional, for garnish


  • Split the 1 large banana in 2 parts lengthways and put them side by side on a suitable plate or dish.
  • Using the Neapolitan ice-cream, Place a large scoop of vanilla in middle, then strawberry and chocolate on the sides.
  • Place the 1 cup whipped cream on top of ice cream.
  • Pour some chocolate sauce over the top.
  • Garnish with the 1 cherry.
  • Serve immediately.


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.
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3 thoughts on “Indulge in a Classic Banana Split Dessert

  1. 5 stars
    Hey there just wanted to give you a brief heads up and let you know a few of the images aren’t loading correctly. I’m not sure why but I think its a linking issue. I’ve tried it in two different internet browsers and both show the same outcome.

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