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Southern Style Banana Split Cake

"This great recipe belonged to my Grandma and requires no cooking."
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2 h servings 748 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings


  • Calories:
  • 748 kcal
  • 37%
  • Fat:
  • 45.9 g
  • 71%
  • Carbs:
  • 79.3g
  • 26%
  • Protein:
  • 11.7 g
  • 23%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 61 mg
  • 20%
  • Sodium:
  • 262 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Combine the graham cracker crumbs, white sugar and melted butter. Mix together and press into a 9x13 inch cake pan; refrigerate until chilled.
  2. Beat together the cream cheese and confectioners' sugar; spread over graham cracker crust.
  3. Layer bananas and pineapple over cream cheese mixture; cover fruit with whipped topping.
  4. Top with cherries and chopped nuts; refrigerate and serve chilled.

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  1. 103 Ratings

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This was my mothers recipe almost to the "T". a couple of things i have learned from making it over the years: 1. before putting on the cream cheese freeze the crust for a few hours, will make...

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Took this to a dinner party last night for dessert. Everyone liked it, but we all agreed that it needed more banana and more chocolate. I omitted the nuts due to dietary restrictions. Only used ...

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This was my mothers recipe almost to the "T". a couple of things i have learned from making it over the years: 1. before putting on the cream cheese freeze the crust for a few hours, will make...

I made this for my husband to take to work to celebrate a co-worker's birthday. I thought it would be an easy alternative to taking the fixings for real banana splits (which she loves!). Ever...

I have made so many desserts from this site and this is the BEST recipe I have ever made. I did shave chocolate on top and it looked unbelievable. Thanks for sharing.

Delicious! I freeze the crust and cream cheese layers way ahead of time, to save work. I whip one pint of heavy cream rather than whipped topping. I thinly slice 4 cups of strawberrries, mixed w...

This is absolutely one of the best tasting desserts I've ever had. I remember my mom making it when I was a child and have never thought of it since until I read this recipe. The whole family lo...

I need to get my mom's recipe for this dessert because her's is PERFECT. I made this one yesterday as the recipe states. It's very good but alittle on the bland side. I know my mom's had choc. s...

WOW! It was amazing! Made it for a small get together and got RAVE reviews! Subbed the peanuts for pecans....other then that i followed to the T. Great recipe! thanks!

HUGE hit with teenagers. (And adults who are teenagers at heart!) Had a bit of trouble spreading the cream cheese/sugar goo over the crumb crust. It kept sticking to the crust and wanting to ...

This is a great recipe. I let my cake refrigerate overnight. Some changes I did to the recipe: 1. After pressing the graham cracker mixture(made from scratch) at the bottom of the pan, I bake...