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16 Banana Split-Inspired Recipes

More than a mere sundae, these recipes for banana split cakes, pies, breads and ice cream desserts will have your kitchen feeling like summer all year long.

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Banana Split Dessert

Here's a mouthwatering make-ahead dessert that looks scrumptious...and tastes as good as it looks!—Mrs. Elmer Thorsheim, Radcliffe, Iowa

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Banana Split Icebox Cake

One day a friend showed me how to make a traditional icebox cake with just cream and graham crackers. I make it extra special with the fruit. Now everyone at your potluck can have a banana split, no muss, no fuss! —Shelly Flye, Albion, Maine

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Banana-Split Brownies

How's this for a dish—all the joy of a banana split without the mess. Everything in my recipe fits into one pan of delectable brownie bars. —Connee Sheckler, Chestertown, Maryland

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Banana Split Supreme

This lovely and delightful dessert has the classic flavor of a banana split. It's a cool, creamy treat with no last-minute fuss since you just pull it from the freezer. It always solicits praise from our big family. -Marye Franzen, Gothenburg, Nebraska

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Frozen Banana Split Pie

This dessert is special enough to make hamburgers and fries a meal to remember! It's so tall and pretty and just like eating a frozen banana split. Make it ahead to save time. —Joy Collins, Birmingham, Alabama

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Graham Cracker Banana Split Dessert

My father-in-law is diabetic, but this creamy pudding dessert is one treat he can eat. It has all the flavors of a true banana split. —Ann Jansen, Depere, Wisconsin

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Banana Split Bread

I developed this recipe in an effort to add pizzazz to my plain banana bread. I was pleased with the results, and so were my family and friends! —Janis Allnatt, Rochester, New York

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Banana Split Ice Cream Sandwiches

Enjoy a banana split without the spoon! We captured the flavors of this popular sundae, serving it up sandwich-style. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

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Chocolate Banana Split Cupcakes

My mom often made these cute cupcakes when I was young. They go over just as well now when I bake them for our three children. My husband and I raise grain and cattle-and in my spare time, I enjoy needle crafts, woodworking and reading.—Lorelie Miller, Benito, Manitoba

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Banana Split Brownie Cake

“Yum” is the word when it comes to this creative cake. With brownie on the bottom and banana split flavors to top, this makes a to-die-for dessert! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

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Rocky Road Grilled Banana Splits

There's no wrong turn when you travel down this rocky road. Toasty-warm bananas filled with gooey goodness and topped with heaping scoops of (pause for drool) creamy perfection are a new cookout must-have. —Loretta Ouellette, Pompano Beach, Florida

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Banana Split Cookies

This banana-shaped cookie is garnished with homemade frosting, a chocolate drizzle and nuts and cherries. It really looks like a banana split.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen

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Banana Split Ice Cream Cake

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

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Pineapple Banana Split Crisp

When I came up with this fruit combination, it reminded me of a banana split. I added the chocolate chips and ice cream to make it complete. I love that this is so quick to prepare. —Connie Reed, Bourbonnais, Illinois

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Quick Banana Split Shortcake

Two delicious desserts combine to create an out-of-this-world treat. I serve this banana split on a layer of tender pound cake. Yum! —Christi Gillentine, Tulsa, Oklahoma

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Banana Split Cookie Trifles

Layered with chocolate chip cookies, ice cream, sliced bananas and sundae toppings, this sweet and speedy trifle has it all.—Marci Carl, Northern, Cambria, Pennsylvania

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