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Banana Split Dessert Recipe

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This recipe for Banana Split Dessert, by , is from The Siegel Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Dorothy Siegel
Added: Friday, August 15, 2008


2 or 3 bananas
1 package of graham cracker crust
1/2 gallon Neapolitan ice cream
1 cup chopped walnuts
1 cup chocolate chips
1-1/2 cups evaporated milk
1/2 cup butter
2 cups powdered sugar
1-1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 pint whipping cream
strawberries, if desired

Prepare graham cracker crust as directed on box and put in 11x15 pan. Do not bake crust. You can reserve some crumbs and use for topping. Cover with bananas.

Slice ice cream and put over bananas. Sprinkle nuts over ice cream and freeze until firm.

Melt chocolate chips and butter. Add powdered sugar and evaporated milk. Cook until thick and smooth; stirring constantly. Remove from heat and add vanilla. Cool. Pour over ice cream and freeze again.

Whip cream and spread over chocolate layer and top with crumbs if desired. A layer of strawberries also can be added if desired. Store in freezer. Remove about 10 minutes before serving.




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