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Banana Split Icebox Cake Recipe

Banana Split Icebox Cake Recipe

Salute Ohio's annual banana split festival with an easy version that turns graham crackers and toppings into icebox cake. —Shelly Flye, Bangor, Maine
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling YIELD:10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 carton (16 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 1 package (3.4 ounces) instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 1 can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple, drained
  • 24 whole graham crackers
  • 2 medium bananas, sliced
  • Toppings: chocolate syrup, halved fresh strawberries and additional banana slices

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, mix whipped topping, sour cream and pudding mix until blended; fold in pineapple. Cut a small hole in the tip of a pastry bag or in a corner of a food-safe plastic bag. Transfer pudding mixture to bag.
  • 2. On a flat serving plate, arrange four crackers in a rectangle. Pipe about 1 cup pudding mixture over crackers; top with about 1/4 cup banana slices. Repeat layers five times. Refrigerate, covered, overnight.
  • 3. Just before serving, top with chocolate syrup, strawberries and additional banana slices. Yield: 10 servings.

Reviews for Banana Split Icebox Cake

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MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 7, 2014

"Show stopping dessert at parties!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 23, 2014

"so good and really really easy. thank you so much"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 13, 2014

"Made it using chocolate grahams crackers (can never have to much chocolate!) and was awesome!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 3, 2014

"It is wonderful. Serve it first, because you will have finished your meal. Have you heard " Eat dessert first:Life is short. moonbeam36"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed May. 11, 2014

"I made this for my family and it was a huge hit. Everyone loved it and a couple of them even wanted seconds. It is a very nice alternative to baking something when it is hot outside. I followed the recipe exactly and it was very easy to put together. I will definitely be making this again."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 30, 2013

"I made this for my office potluck for pre-labor day and it was devoured in no time! It is very easy to make also!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed May. 14, 2013

"Great recipe and is very similar to the Ice Box Cake recipe that we have used for years at Christmas with chocolate wafers instead of graham crackers! So happy to have found this one to use for the summer months."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 9, 2013

"Love this recipe anytime of year, very easy to prepare in under 30 minutes except refrigeration time. Very yummy, lots of compliments!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Oct. 8, 2012

"Very delicious but have to eat fast because it gets really dry fast"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 17, 2012

"Made this for July 4th and it was a huge hit. I went a couple steps beyond. After adding the chocolate syrup, strawberries and bananas, I topped it off with whipped cream, nuts and maraschino cherries to give it that authentic look!!!!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 10, 2012

"I have made this twice this summer and both times got rave reviews. For ease of transporting, I made in a 9x13 pan."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 8, 2012

"Yummy! But I made it in a 9x30 dish....next I will add a few more graham crackers and less chocolate syrup. I also added fresh blueberries for the 4th of July look!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 5, 2012

"This was a super easy dessert that my whole family loved."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jun. 28, 2012

"This was AWESOME! I took it to a pot luck and everyone raved over it. Most thought it was difficult to put together, but it is pretty easy. I substituted plain greek yogurt for the sourcream. I also put strawberries as well as the bananas between each layer. This made it into my recipe box for sure!!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jun. 18, 2012

"I made this for Fathers Day and it turned out great. Presentation was impressive. It sliced very easy after sitting in refrigerator for about 5 hours."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jun. 15, 2012

"Delicious dessert!! We had leftovers and it tasted even better the 2nd day! I will be making this many more times!!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jun. 13, 2012

"This recipe was absolutely divine! My family LOVED it for a cool summer treat."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jun. 2, 2012

"This was delicious, my family and 3 year old son especially loved it. I had many ask me for the recipe! Can't wait to make it again sometime."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jun. 1, 2012

"I made this using fat free whipped topping, low fat sour cream and sf/ff pudding... it was soooo good! And I didn't feel too much guilt!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed May. 22, 2012

"very good. I changed a couple of things. I did not use sour cream and instead I added 8oz of cream cheese(at room temp) and 1/2 cup powdered sugar. Very good!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed May. 16, 2012

"This was delicious and definitely a keeper! As for the comment about cutting thru graham crackers you have to make this the day before! That way the crackers soften up creating a moist almost cakelike texture."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed May. 15, 2012

"Yummy! Putting it in the refrigerator overnight, softens the graham crackers...not a problem at all! Its close to a Chocolate Eclair cake made with graham crackers...no need for crushing & making a crust...so easy!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed May. 15, 2012

"Cutting through graham crackers is not an easy feat. Making this with pound or sponge cake is a much better idea and tastier too. I gave it two stars as the idea was good."

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