Banana Split Cake

A simple and delicious cake to make!! Sinfully good! One of those desserts from my mother’s generation that is timeless and nostalgic. Reminiscent of an old fashioned banana split, but it will not melt!
Banana Split Cake | Dishin' With Darla

Note for when you make this dessert: it’s best if placed in the refrigerator a few hours before serving.

Banana Split Cake

A simple and delicious cake to make!! Sinfully good! One of those desserts from my mother’s generation that is timeless and nostalgic. Reminiscent of an old fashioned banana split, but it will not melt!
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American

Ingredients

Crust

  • 1 c pecans (chopped fine)
  • 1 stick butter (melted)
  • 1 c graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/4 c brown sugar

Filling

  • 2 boxes of cream cheese ((8oz. each) at room temperature)
  • 1 c powdered sugar
  • 1 can crushed pineapple ((15 oz.) drained)
  • 4 ripe bananas
  • 1 1/2 c heavy whipping cream
  • 1 t vanilla
  • 1 T granulated sugar

Garnish

  • Sliced strawberries or halved maraschino cherries

Instructions

Crust

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Mix together ingredients.
  • Press into a greased dish.
  • Bake on 350 degrees until browned, then cool completely.

Filling

  • Whip together softened cream cheese and powdered sugar.
  • Spread over cooled crust.
  • Cut banana lengthwise and arrange on filling.
  • Top with drained pineapple.

Garnish

  • Make whipped cream by whipping together cream, vanilla and granulated sugar.
  • Top pineapple with whipped cream.
  • Garnish with strawberry slices or cherries
  • ENJOY!

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