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Banana Split Lush


Banana Split Lush




For the Crust:

  • 2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar

For the Cream Cheese Layer:

  • 1 package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 cup heavy cream (or use 1 cup of prepared whipped topping)

For the Pudding Layer:

  • 1 package (3.4 oz) instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 2 cups cold milk

For the Topping:

  • 2 cups whipped topping (store-bought or homemade)
  • 2-3 bananas, sliced
  • 1 cup strawberries, sliced
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts (such as pecans or walnuts)
  • Chocolate syrup or melted chocolate, for drizzling


Preparing the Crust:

  1. Preheat Oven: Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Make Crust: In a medium bowl, combine the graham cracker crumbs, melted butter, and granulated sugar. Mix until well combined.
  3. Press Crust: Press the mixture into the bottom of a 9×13-inch baking dish. Use the back of a spoon or a measuring cup to press it down firmly.
  4. Bake: Bake the crust for 8-10 minutes, or until lightly golden. Remove from the oven and let it cool completely.

Preparing the Cream Cheese Layer:

  1. Beat Cream Cheese: In a medium bowl, beat the softened cream cheese until smooth.
  2. Add Sugar: Add the powdered sugar and continue to beat until well combined.
  3. Add Cream: Slowly add the heavy cream and beat until the mixture is light and fluffy (if using prepared whipped topping, fold it in gently instead).
  4. Spread Layer: Spread the cream cheese mixture evenly over the cooled crust.

Preparing the Pudding Layer:

  1. Make Pudding: In a medium bowl, whisk together the instant pudding mix and cold milk until thickened, about 2 minutes.
  2. Spread Layer: Spread the pudding mixture evenly over the cream cheese layer.

Assembling the Topping:

  1. Add Whipped Topping: Spread the whipped topping evenly over the pudding layer.
  2. Add Fruits: Arrange the banana and strawberry slices evenly over the whipped topping.
  3. Add Nuts: Sprinkle the chopped nuts over the fruit.
  4. Drizzle Chocolate: Drizzle chocolate syrup or melted chocolate over the entire dessert.

Chilling and Serving:

  1. Chill: Refrigerate the dessert for at least 2 hours, or until set.
  2. Serve: Cut into squares and serve chilled. Enjoy this refreshing and delightful Banana Split Lush!

This dessert is perfect for gatherings, potlucks, or any time you crave a sweet, fruity treat. Enjoy!


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