Mom's Banana Split Cake

Mom's Banana Split Cake Recipe

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Jayme Makowski


This is a great summer dessert - very rich.

My mom use to make this for our 4th of July family picnics.

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2 c
graham crackers, crushed
2/3 c
real butter, melted (do not substitute)
2 stick
real butter, softened (do not substitute)
2 c
powdered sugar
1 tsp
vanilla extract
3 large
bananas, sliced
1 can(s)
(16 oz or larger) crushed pineapple, reserve juice
1 pt
whipping cream, whipped
1/2 c
walnuts, coursely chopped
1/2 c
maraschino cherries, coursely chopped

How to Make Mom's Banana Split Cake


  • 11ST LAYER: Mix together graham cracker crumbs and melted butter. Press into bottom of a 9x13 baking dish.
  • 22ND LAYER: Beat together until firm, softened butter, eggs, powdered sugar and vanilla. Spread over graham cracker crust.
  • 33RD LAYER: Dip sliced bananas in reserved pinapple juice and place on 2nd layer.
  • 44TH LAYER: Add well drained pineapple on top of bananas.
  • 55TH LAYER: Whip the whipping cream until soft peaks form. **** a large container of Cool Whip can be used here instead of whipping cream **** Spread over pineapple.
  • 66TH LAYER: Sprinkle chopped walnuts and cherries on top.

    REFRIGERATE: for 8 hours.

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About Mom's Banana Split Cake

Course/Dish: Desserts, Fruit Desserts
Hashtags: #pineapple, #bannana