Banana Split Dessert

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Lori Brown
from Murfreesboro, TN

This recipe is from Taste of Home, but I did have this at a family gathering a few years ago. It's light, refreshing and easy to make. You can also make this a figure friendly dessert by using reduced fat ingredients.

serves 15
prep time 15 Min
cook time 1 Hr


  • 2 c
    graham crackers, crushed
  • 5 Tbsp
    margarine, melted
  • 1 can
    (12 oz) cold evaporated milk
  • 1/4 c
    cold milk
  • 2 pkg
    (1 oz ea.) instant vanillia pudding mix
  • 2 md
    firm bananas, sliced
  • 1 can
    (20 oz.) unsweetened crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1
    container (8 oz) whipped topping, thawed
  • 3 Tbsp
    chopped walnuts
  • 2 Tbsp
    chocolate syrup
  • 5
    maraschino cherries, quartered

How To Make

  • 1
    combine graham cracker crumbs and margarine; press into the bottom of a 13 x 9 dish coated with nonstick cooking spray.
  • 2
    In a bowl, whisk the evaporated milk, regular milk, and pudding mixes for 2 minutes or until slightly thickened. Spread pudding evenly over crust. Layer with bananas, pineapple and whipped topping. Sprinkle with nuts; drizzle with chocolate syrup. Top with the cherries. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour before cutting.

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