All-American Banana Split

In 1904, the first banana split was made in Latrobe, Pennsylvania by David Strickler, an apprentice pharmacist at a local drug store. This recipe uses his original formula to make the banana split.

Yield

1 serving

Ingredients

1 medium banana, peeled and split lengthwise
1 scoop each vanilla, chocolate and strawberry ice cream
2 tablespoons sliced fresh strawberries or 1 tablespoon strawberry ice cream topping
2 tablespoons pineapple chunks or 1 tablespoon pineapple ice cream topping
2 tablespoons whipped cream
1 tablespoon chopped peanuts
1 tablespoon chocolate syrup
2 maraschino cherries with stems

Directions

Place banana in a dessert dish; place scoops of ice cream between banana. Top with remaining ingredients. Serve immediately.

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