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Banana Split Cake (No Bake)

All the flavors of a classic banana split can be found in the layers of this easy-to-make Banana Split Cake. Banana pudding, whipped sweet cream cheese, fresh bananas and strawberries, crushed pineapple, and Cool Whip all layered over a simple homemade graham cracker crust--top the icebox cake with chocolate sauce, sprinkles, and maraschino cherries for the perfect no-bake dessert.
Prep Time30 mins
Chill time3 hrs
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12
Author: Jill

Ingredients

Crust

  • 2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • ½ cup butter melted
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar

Cream Cheese Layer

  • 12 ounces cream cheese softened
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 8 ounce tub Cool Whip thawed

Fruit Layer

  • 3 bananas sliced
  • 12 strawberries
  • 20 ounce can crushed pineapple drained well

Pudding Layer

  • 2 boxes 3.4-ounce each instant banana cream pudding mix
  • 2 cups cold milk

Toppings

  • 8 ounce tub Cool Whip thawed
  • Chocolate syrup
  • Maraschino cherries stems removed
  • Rainbow sprinkles

Instructions

  • Graham Cracker Crust:
  • Coat a 13×9 baking dish with non-stick cooking spray; set aside.
  • In a medium mixing bowl, combine the graham cracker crumbs, ¼ cup granulated sugar, and 1/2 cup melted butter; mix until well combined then press the crumbs evenly into the prepared pan. Refrigerate the crust for 30 minutes, or until set.
  • Cream Cheese Layer:
  • In a large mixing bowl, beat cream cheese with an electric mixer until smooth.
  • Add the powdered sugar and vanilla extract and beat until smooth and creamy.
  • Gently fold in the Cool Whip until combined.
  • Set the cream cheese filling aside until you're ready to assemble the cake.
  • Pudding Layer:
  • In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the pudding mix and cold milk until well combined. Refrigerate for 10 minutes until the pudding has thickened.
  • Assemble the Cake:
  • Remove the pan with the graham cracker crust from the refrigerator and spread the cream cheese layer evenly over the crust.
  • Arrange the sliced bananas on top of the cream cheese layer, followed by a layer of sliced strawberries. Spread the drained crushed pineapple evenly over the fruit.
  • Spread pudding evenly over the pineapple.
  • Evenly spread one container of Cool Whip over top of the pudding layer.
  • Chill the cake in the refrigerator for at least 3 hours or overnight.
  • Add chocolate sauce, maraschino cherries, and sprinkles to the top of the cake as garnish.