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Banana Split Cake

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  • 25 min prep time
  • 2 hr 15 min total time
  • 12 ingredients
  • 12 servings
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Make an already delicious dessert even better with the addition of moist cake slices!

Ingredients

Cake

1
box yellow cake mix with pudding
1
box (4-serving size) banana instant pudding and pie filling mix
2/3
cup buttermilk
1/3
cup vegetable oil
1
teaspoon vanilla
4
eggs
2
ripe bananas, mashed (about 1 cup)

Toppings

1 1/2
quarts (6 cups) vanilla ice cream
1
box (10 oz) frozen sweetened sliced strawberries, thawed
3/4
cup hot fudge sauce
3/4
cup frozen (thawed) whipped topping
12
maraschino cherries with stems

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Spray bottom only of 13x9-inch pan with baking spray with flour. In large bowl, beat cake ingredients with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, then on medium speed 2 minutes. Pour into pan.
  • 2 Bake 48 to 55 minutes or until deep golden brown and toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely, about 1 hour. Cut cake in half lengthwise, then cut crosswise 11 times to make a total of 24 slices.
  • 3 Place 1 or 2 cake slices in each parfait glass or banana split dish. Top each serving with 2 small scoops of ice cream. Spoon strawberries over one scoop. Drizzle hot fudge sauce over other scoop. Top each with whipped topping and cherry. Store cake covered.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pan). Spray bottom only of 13x9-inch pan with baking spray with flour. In large bowl, beat cake ingredients with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, then on medium speed 2 minutes. Pour into pan.
  • 2 Bake 48 to 55 minutes or until deep golden brown and toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely, about 1 hour. Cut cake in half lengthwise, then cut crosswise 11 times to make a total of 24 slices.
  • 3 Place 1 or 2 cake slices in each parfait glass or banana split dish. Top each serving with 2 small scoops of ice cream. Spoon strawberries over one scoop. Drizzle hot fudge sauce over other scoop. Top each with whipped topping and cherry. Store cake covered.

Expert Tips

Banana splits usually have three toppings: strawberry, chocolate and pineapple. If your family likes pineapple, spoon a little pineapple topping over the ice cream.

If you don’t have long banana split or parfait dishes, just cut the cake into squares and use round dessert bowls.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
520
Calories from Fat
170
% Daily Value
Total Fat
19g
29%
Saturated Fat
8g
42%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
100mg
34%
Sodium
530mg
22%
Total Carbohydrate
79g
26%
Dietary Fiber
2g
10%
Sugars
53g
Protein
7g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
20%
20%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
5
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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