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Banana Split Snack Cake Recipe

"This rich and delicious treat is fun to serve," remarks Dumont, Minnesota field editor Renee Schwebach. "It was a blue-ribbon winner for me at the county fair several years ago."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min. YIELD:24-30 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 medium ripe banana, mashed
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup chopped walnuts
  • 2 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/3 cup maraschino cherries, quartered

Directions

  • 1. In a bowl, cream butter and sugar. Beat in the egg, banana and vanilla. Combine flour, baking powder and salt; stir into creamed mixture. Add walnuts. Spread evenly into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 20 minutes. Sprinkle with the marshmallows, chocolate chips and cherries. Bake 10 minutes longer or until lightly browned. Cool on a wire rack. Cut into squares. Yield: 24-30 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 119 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 13 mg cholesterol, 59 mg sodium, 19 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.