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All-American Banana Split Recipe

All-American Banana Split Recipe

“In 1904, the first banana split was made here in Latrobe, Pennsylvania by David Strickler, an apprentice pharmacist at a local drug store,” says Melissa Blystone of Valley Dairy. “We still use his original formula when we make splits in our restaurants.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 5 min. YIELD:1 servings


  • 1 medium banana, peeled and split lengthwise
  • 1 scoop each vanilla, chocolate and strawberry ice cream
  • 2 tablespoons sliced fresh strawberries or 1 tablespoon strawberry ice cream topping
  • 2 tablespoons pineapple chunks or 1 tablespoon pineapple ice cream topping
  • 2 tablespoons whipped cream
  • 1 tablespoon chopped peanuts
  • 1 tablespoon chocolate syrup
  • 2 maraschino cherries with stems


  • 1. Place banana in a dessert dish; place scoops of ice cream between banana. Top with remaining ingredients. Serve immediately. Yield: 1 serving.

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nanajacobsen User ID: 1685497 168622
Reviewed Jul. 24, 2012

"My hubby loves these but they melt before we can get them home for him!!! With this receipe it don't melt!!!"

Twist_Shriek User ID: 6390616 132057
Reviewed Feb. 9, 2012

"Would've been better w/o the pineapple, but all in all it was a terrific recipe."

Vannisa User ID: 5472095 154037
Reviewed Jul. 28, 2011

"Just awesome, we love it!"

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