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Banana Split Ice Cream Cake Recipe

Banana Split Ice Cream Cake Recipe

Every time they visit, my children and grandkids request this fantastic frozen dessert. It takes time to assemble, but it's worth the effort when I see all those smiling faces. —Gladys M. Abee, McKee, Kentucky
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + freezing YIELD:12 servings


  • 12 ice cream sugar cones, finely crushed
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped walnuts
  • 6 tablespoons butter, melted
  • CAKE:
  • 1-3/4 quarts low-fat vanilla frozen yogurt, softened, divided
  • 2 medium ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1 teaspoon banana extract, optional
  • 1 jar (16 ounces) hot fudge ice cream topping
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 cup strawberry ice cream topping
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed


  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the crushed cones, walnuts and butter; press onto the bottom of a greased 9-in. springform pan.
  • 2. In another small bowl, combine 3 cups yogurt, bananas and extract if desired. Spread over crust. In a small bowl, combine fudge topping and walnuts; spread over yogurt. Cover and freeze for 2 hours or until firm.
  • 3. Top with remaining yogurt; spread with strawberry topping. Cover and freeze for 8 hours or overnight until firm. Garnish with whipped topping. Yield: 12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 619 calories, 26g fat (11g saturated fat), 33mg cholesterol, 184mg sodium, 86g carbohydrate (54g sugars, 2g fiber), 10g protein.

Reviews for Banana Split Ice Cream Cake

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Hernandez34 User ID: 7326637 96459
Reviewed Apr. 13, 2014

"This recipe looks very delicious and easy to make for someone's birthday."

wasoongu User ID: 1077273 152642
Reviewed Jun. 25, 2013

"Made a crust with graham crumbs instead of the cones. A little too sweet; probably should use 1/2 jar of the toppings next time. Oh, also will freeze the first layer for an hour or so before adding the hot fudge.... it sank right in the softened ice cream."

kristinweber User ID: 5432359 96427
Reviewed Nov. 22, 2010

"I made this for my friends birthday party. EVERYONE loved it. I am making it again today for my daughters birthday party."

niesgirl User ID: 3725982 68790
Reviewed May. 21, 2009

"I made this for my daughter's former teacher and it was loved by all. Today, I'm taking it to my daughter's 4th grade classroom for her birthday treat. YUM!"

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