Southern Style Banana Split Cake


This great banana split cake recipe belonged to my grandma and requires no cooking.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Additional Time:
1 hr 30 mins
Total Time:
2 hrs
1 9x13-inch pan


  • 2 cups graham cracker crumbs

  • ¾ cup white sugar

  • ¼ pound butter, melted

  • 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese

  • 1 ½ cups confectioners' sugar

  • 4 bananas, sliced

  • 1 (15 ounce) can crushed pineapple, drained

  • 1 (16 ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed

  • 1 (16 ounce) jar maraschino cherries, drained

  • 12 ounces crushed peanuts


Southern Style Banana Split Cake
  1. Combine graham cracker crumbs, white sugar, and melted butter in a large bowl; mix well. Press into a 9x13-inch cake pan; refrigerate until chilled, about 30 minutes.

  2. Beat together cream cheese and confectioners' sugar in the large bowl until smooth; spread over chilled graham cracker crust.

  3. Layer sliced bananas and crushed pineapple over cream cheese mixture; cover with whipped topping.

  4. Top with cherries and chopped nuts. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour and serve chilled.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

748 Calories
46g Fat
79g Carbs
12g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 748
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 46g 59%
Saturated Fat 23g 117%
Cholesterol 61mg 20%
Sodium 262mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 79g 29%
Dietary Fiber 4g 15%
Total Sugars 51g
Protein 12g
Vitamin C 7mg 34%
Calcium 66mg 5%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 490mg 10%

* 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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