Aunt Alice's Banana Split Cake

Aunt Alice's Banana Split Cake Recipe

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Judy O'Brien


When I was a little girl my favorite Aunt made this as a dessert when we visited. She passed the recipe on to my Mom who made it on occasion. I have made this a couple of times for some summer picnics. Always a winner!

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30 Min
1 Hr


2 c
graham cracker crumbs
1 stick
+ 6 tablespoons softened butter
2 large
egg whites
2 c
powdered sugar
3-4 large
bananas (not over ripened)
1 c
sliced fresh strawberries
1 large
can crushed pinapple, drained
1 pkg
cool whip
1 c
chopped lightly salted, cocktail peanuts
chocolate syrup, to drizzle
maraschino cherries, chopped

How to Make Aunt Alice's Banana Split Cake


  • 1In small bowl, mix graham cracker crumbs and 6 tbsp. softened butter. Mix well. Press into bottom of 13x9 baking dish.
  • 2In medium bowl, combine 2 egg whites, 2 cups powdered sugar, and 1 stick butter. With electric mixer on low, beat until smooth. Spread over graham cracker crust.
  • 3Slice bananas, place as next layer in baking dish. Drain crushed pineapple and spread over bananas. Layer the strawberries next. Spread cool whip over last layer.
  • 4Refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving.

    Just prior to serving, sprinkle chopped nuts and diced maraschino cherries on top. Drizzle with chocolate syrup.

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About Aunt Alice's Banana Split Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes