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Banana Sundae Dessert Recipe

Banana Sundae Dessert Recipe

You’ll taste chocolate, banana and cherries in every bite of this frosty, melt-in-your-mouth layered treat. It’s one dessert that’s sure to be a family favorite! Caroline Wamelink - Cleveland Heights, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + freezing YIELD:16 servings


  • 1 package (12 ounces) vanilla wafers, crushed
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 6 cups chocolate chip ice cream, softened
  • 4 large firm bananas, sliced
  • 2 jars (11-3/4 ounces each) hot fudge ice cream topping, divided
  • 6 cups cherry vanilla ice cream, softened
  • Maraschino cherries


  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the wafer crumbs, butter and sugar; press onto the bottom of a 13-in. x 9-in. dish. Freeze for 15 minutes.
  • 2. Spread chocolate chip ice cream over crust. Layer with bananas and 1-1/2 cups fudge topping. Cover and freeze for at least 30 minutes. Spread cherry vanilla ice cream evenly over topping. Cover and freeze for 6 hours or overnight.
  • 3. Remove from the freezer 10 minutes before cutting. Warm remaining fudge topping. Drizzle over each serving; top each with a cherry. Yield: 16 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (calculated without cherries) equals 550 calories, 25 g fat (13 g saturated fat), 56 mg cholesterol, 224 mg sodium, 77 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 6 g protein.