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Banana Split Cake

Banana Split CakeBanana Split Cake

Go bananas with this sweet and delicious Banana Split Cake from Kraft. Find out how to turn your favorite ice cream dish into a delightful cake.

Prep Time: 15 min.
Total Time: hr. 25 min.
Servings: 24 servings

What You Need

  • 9 graham crackers, crushed (about 1-1/2 cups)
  • 1 cup sugar, divided
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 2 pkg. (8 oz. each) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
  • 1 can (20 oz.) crushed pineapple in juice, drained
  • 6 bananas, divided
  • 2 pkg. (3.4 oz. each) JELL-O Vanilla Flavor Instant Pudding
  • 2 cups cold milk
  • 2 cups thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping, divided
  • 1 cup chopped PLANTERS Pecans
  • Cherry on top (optional, but fun!)

Make It

  • Mix graham crumbs, 1/4 cup sugar and butter; press onto bottom of 13×9-inch pan. Freeze 10 min.
  • Beat cream cheese and remaining sugar with mixer until blended. Spread carefully over crust; top with pineapple. Slice 4 bananas; arrange over pineapple.
  • Beat pudding mixes and milk with whisk 2 min. Stir in 1 cup COOL WHIP; spread over banana layer in pan. Top with remaining COOL WHIP. Refrigerate 5 hours. Slice remaining bananas just before serving; arrange over dessert. Top with nuts and a cherry!

Kitchen Tips

Healthy Living
Save 40 calories per serving by preparing with margarine, PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese, 2 pkg. (1 oz. each) JELL-O Vanilla Flavor Sugar Free Fat Free Instant Pudding and COOL WHIP LITE Whipped Topping.

Variation
Omit nuts. Make chocolate curls from 1 oz. BAKER’S Semi-Sweet Chocolate. Use to garnish dessert.

Shortcut
Substitute 1-1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs for the crushed grahams.

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