Banana Split Ice Cream Cake Recipe

Breyers® Banana Split Ice Cream Cake Recipe

Banana Split Ice Cream Cake Recipe Recipe

A cult classic turned cake, this banana split cake recipe pairs Breyers® Original Natural Vanilla Ice Cream with fudge, nuts and berries for all the flavors.

Prep time

20 min

Chill time

4 h


15 servings


  • 1 cup peanuts
  • 1 package (9 oz.) chocolate wafer cookies, finely crushed
  • 1/2 cup margarine, melted
  • 1 container (1.5 qt.) Breyers® Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream
  • 2 cups hot fudge topping
  • 6 medium bananas, halved lengthwise
  • Your Favorite Banana Split Toppings*
  • Serving Size: 15

    Amount per: 1 serving

    • Calories 410
    • Calories from Fat 160
    • Total Fat 17g
    • Saturated Fat 6g
    • Trans Fat 0g
    • Cholesterol 30mg
    • Sodium 290mg
    • Total Carbs 60g
    • Dietary Fiber 4g
    • Sugars 35g
    • Protein 6g
    • Calcium 8%
    • Iron 8%
    • Vitamin C 20%
    • Vitamin A 10%


  • Reserve 2 tablespoons peanuts; set aside. Combine cookie crumbs with melted margarine in small bowl. Press into 13 x 9-inch glass or ceramic baking dish; set aside.

  • Cut carton from Breyers® Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream with scissors. Arrange Ice Cream on its side, then cut into 4 lengthwise slices.

  • Arrange 2 Ice Cream slices in prepared dish, pressing to form an even layer. Combine hot fudge sauce with remaining peanuts, then evenly spread on Ice Cream. Top with remaining 2 Ice Cream slices, pressing to form an even layer. Cover and freeze 4 hours or until ready to serve.

  • Just before serving, top with bananas, sprinkle with reserved peanuts and top with Your Favorite Banana Split Toppings.

*Banana Split Toppings: Use additional hot fudge or caramel ice cream sauce, strawberries, pineapple, whipped cream or maraschino cherries.
Cost per recipe*: $17.28.

Cost per serving*: $1.15.

*Based on average retail prices at national supermarkets.