Banana Split Dessert Trifle

No Peels So... You Can't "Slip Up"

Favorite Restaurant Dessert Recipe

Banana Split Dessert Recipe from the kitchen of a real restaurant to yours: an effortless Banana Split Trifle; a customer tested and approved restaurant dessert recipe for your dining pleasure.

Just sit back, relax and enjoy the praise!

This restaurant dessert recipe uses quality, pre-made product so you can get it to the table quickly and easily. It's a real time-saver, but it is also a crowd-pleaser.

Purchase the ingredients at your supermarket and spend 15 minutes "building it." Put it in the freezer and bring the dessert out shortly before serving.

Banana Split Dessert Recipe

Real Restaurant Recipes

Preparation time: 15 minutes. Serves 4.


  • 1/2 cup Hot fudge sauce (about 2 tablespoons per serving)
  • 1/2 cup Strawberry preserves (about 2 tablespoons per serving)
  • Chocolate chip cookies, soft-style (6 medium size cookies), crumbled
  • Your favorite nuts, chopped, and Maraschino cherries for topping (optional)
  • 2 bananas, sliced into chunks
  • 1 pint of ice cream, softened (Tin Roof Sundae, Chocolate Chunk or Vanilla)
  • Whipped cream



Layer the ingredients in this order in individual serving dishes or one large one (your choice):

  • Crumbled cookies (save some of the cookie crumbles to sprinkle over the finished dessert)
  • 1/2 cup Ice cream per dish
  • 1 tablespoon each of Fudge sauce and strawberry preserves over the ice cream
  • The bananas pieces
  • Plenty of whipped cream
  • 1 Tablespoon of hot fudge sauce and one tablespoon of strawberry preserves
  • More cookie crumbs on top or your favorite nuts and/or Maraschino cherries

Cover each dish with plastic wrap and freeze for at least one hour

Remove dishes from the freezer slightly before serving

Enjoy the restaurant banana dessert recipe and the company of those you share it with!


Did you know? The banana split was invented in 1904 at Strickler's Drug Store in Pennsylvania.