Aunt Alice's Banana Split Cake Recipe

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Aunt Alice's Banana Split Cake

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!

★★★★★ 3 votes
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


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.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes