Show Subscription Form

Banana Split Freeze Recipe
Banana Split Freeze Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Banana Split Freeze Recipe

Publisher Photo
Cut down on hostess duties by preparing this frosty sensation ahead of time. The pretty dessert features strawberry ice cream as well as a layer of rich chocolate. "My children request this for their birthday cakes," notes Shirley Buehler of Minnetonka, Minnesota.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:15-20 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 15-20 servings


  • 1 can (12 ounces) evaporated milk
  • 1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup plus 6 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1-1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 3 medium ripe bananas, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 2 quarts strawberry ice cream, softened
  • 2 cups chopped pecans
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed


  1. In a small saucepan, combine the milk, chocolate chips and 1/2 cup butter. Cook and stir over medium heat until melted and smooth. Stir in confectioners' sugar. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 12-15 minutes or until thickened, stirring frequently. Cool to room temperature.
  2. Meanwhile, melt remaining butter; stir in cracker crumbs. Press into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. dish; freeze for 10 minutes. Top with bananas, ice cream and pecans. Spread cooled chocolate mixture over top. Freeze for 1 hour.
  3. Spread with whipped topping. May be frozen for up to 2 months. Remove from the freezer 15 minutes before serving. Yield: 15-20 servings.
Originally published as Banana Split Freeze in Quick Cooking November/December 2004, p64

Reviews for Banana Split Freeze

5 Star
4 Star
3 Star
2 Star
1 Star
Please Log In or Join to add a rating and review.
Click stars to rate
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Loading Image
Loading Image