Easy 30-Minute Banana Split Cake Recipe

Easy 30-Minute Banana Split Cake Recipe | DIY Joy Projects and Crafts Ideas

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Banana split is a classic dessert that almost everyone loves, and the same can be said about cakes, when they are fused, they make the most incredible treat you could ever taste! This is a dessert combination that I can never say no to because it’s so tasty and rich in banana flavor, which also is my favorite fruit.


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So if you want a sweet, tangy, and creamy no-bake cake to enjoy especially during the hot season, then be sure to check out this banana split cake recipe by Lauren’s Latest on YouTube. It’s super easy to make and you can prepare this in as fast as 30 minutes, enjoy this for a snack or dessert with the family, or if you want you can also serve this at parties!

Ingredients for Banana Split Cake:

Graham Cracker Crust

  • ½ cup of butter
  • 2 cups of graham cracker crumbs
  • 2 tbsp of granulated sugar

Cream Cheese Layer

  • (8 ounces) block of cream cheese, softened
  • ½ cup of butter, softened
  • 2 cups of powdered sugar
  • 1/8 tsp of sea salt


  • (20 ounces) can of crushed pineapple, juice reserved
  • bananas
  • (8 ounces) tub of Cool Whip, thawed
  • 1½ cups of peanuts, finely chopped
  • 12 Maraschino cherries, rinsed and dried
  • Hot fudge sauce, for drizzling, optional

How to Make Banana Split Cake:

How to Make Banana Split Cake
Image credit: Lauren’s Latest via YouTube

Step 1

Place a small saucepan on a stove over medium heat, then add the butter and sugar, and stir them until melted and the sugar has dissolved. Turn off the heat, then remove the saucepan, and add in the graham cracker crumbs.

Step 2

Continue stirring until fully combined, then transfer it to the bottom of a 9×13 inch baking dish spreading it evenly, and firmly press it down before setting it aside.

Step 3

In a mixing bowl, add the butter, cream cheese, sugar, and salt, then beat them for about 2 minutes until fluffy scraping the sides as you go, and then pour it on top of the crust spreading it evenly.

Step 4

Peel the bananas, then slice them, and put the sliced pieces in the bowl of reserved pineapple juice. Discard the liquid, then place the soaked banana slices over the cream cheese mixture, and spread them in a single layer.

Step 5

Put the crushed pineapple over the banana layer evenly, then top them with Cool Whip making sure to spread it in an even layer, and sprinkle them with chopped peanuts.

Step 6

Place the cherries all over the top spacing them apart evenly, then drizzle the hot fudge sauce, and cover the baking dish with plastic wrap. Place it in the refrigerator, then let it chill for at least 2 hours, and slice it into squares. Serve and enjoy!

Easy No-Bake Dessert Recipe Idea
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Easy 30-Minute Banana Split Cake Recipe

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Easy 30-Minute Banana Split Cake Recipe

Easy 30-Minute Banana Split Cake Recipe

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