No-bake banana split cake

No-bake banana split cake is a delicious and easy-to-make dessert that combines the flavors of a classic banana split into a delightful layered treat. Here’s a simple recipe for no-bake banana split cake:


For the crust:

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

For the filling:

  • 2 (8 oz) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 (8 oz) can crushed pineapple, drained
  • 3 ripe bananas, sliced
  • 1 (8 oz) container frozen whipped topping, thawed

For the topping:

  • 1 (20 oz) can pineapple slices, drained
  • 1 (10 oz) jar maraschino cherries, drained
  • Chocolate syrup
  • Chopped nuts (optional)


  1. In a mixing bowl, combine the graham cracker crumbs and melted butter until well combined.
  2. Press the graham cracker mixture into the bottom of a 9×13-inch baking dish to form the crust. Place in the refrigerator to chill while you prepare the filling.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese until smooth and creamy.
  4. Gradually add the powdered sugar and vanilla extract to the cream cheese, beating until well combined and smooth.
  5. Fold in the drained crushed pineapple and sliced bananas until evenly distributed throughout the cream cheese mixture.
  6. Gently fold in the thawed whipped topping until well combined.
  7. Spread the filling evenly over the chilled graham cracker crust in the baking dish.
  8. Arrange the pineapple slices and maraschino cherries on top of the filling.
  9. Drizzle chocolate syrup over the top of the cake, and sprinkle with chopped nuts if desired.
  10. Cover the cake with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 4 hours, or until set.
  11. Once chilled and set, slice the banana split cake into squares and serve.
  12. Enjoy your delicious and refreshing no-bake banana split cake!

This dessert is perfect for potlucks, picnics, or any occasion where you want to impress with a delightful and easy-to-make treat. Feel free to customize the toppings to your liking, adding extra fruit, nuts, or even a drizzle of caramel sauce for extra indulgence!

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