Sunday, May 12, 2013

Let's Eat Cake!

For Mother's Day I just felt like making a cake from a LONG time ago.

Oh, yum......

Banana Split No Bake Cake

Yield: 12 to 16 servings Prep Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes


For the Crust:
2 cups graham cracker crumbs
½ cup unsalted butter, melted
For the Cream Cheese Layer:
12 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature
¼ cup granulated sugar
8 ounces COOL WHIP Whipped Topping
For the Fruit & Toppings:
3 to 4 bananas, sliced
1 (20-ounce) can crushed pineapple, drained well
16 ounces strawberries, hulled, and sliced
8 ounces COOL WHIP Whipped Topping
½ cup walnuts, chopped
Chocolate syrup
Maraschino cherries


1. Grease a 9x13-inch baking dish; set aside.
2. In a medium bowl, combine the graham cracker crumbs and melted butter, stirring until all of the crumbs are evenly moistened. Dump the crumbs into the prepared pan and press into an even layer. Refrigerate while you prepare the next layer.
3. In a medium bowl, mix together the cream cheese and sugar on medium speed until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes. Using a rubber spatula, fold in the COOL WHIP until thoroughly combined. Spread the cream cheese mixture on top of the graham cracker crust.
4. Arrange the banana slices in a single layer on top of the cream cheese filling, top with an even layer of the crushed pineapple, and then an even layer of the sliced strawberries.
5. Cover with the COOL WHIP, smoothing the top. Sprinkle with the chopped walnuts, then drizzle with chocolate syrup and top with maraschino cherries. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours, or overnight.


Shelia said...

Happy Mother's Day, Ceekay! Oh, yummy! I had forgotten about this cake and now you've got my tiny mouth watering for a piece! :) I've been gone for some time and I've read you've been traveling around too! I know you had a great time.
be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Connie Sheppard said...

Forgot about this recipe! Oh, my....I'll need to make that one of these snack days.

Gayla said...

Looks delicious. I used to make this all the time.

Lori said...

One of my favorites too. I love it.

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Sounds so good. When I finally lose all this weight I can have some. lol Hugs, Marty

bj said...

just READING the recipe has brought me to my knees.......:)

The Quintessential Magpie said...

Yummy! Sounds like someone had a happy day with that cake! How could you not??? Delicious!



Sue said...

This looks delish and my dieting self is salivating! LOL


Looks like you had a wonderful Mom's Day sweet Ceekay with the yummy cake! I'm drooling for a piece, right this minute! Have a lovely week.

Virginia Megin Gallagher said...

Oh YUM! That looks amazing ~ thanks for posting the recipe!
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suzyq said...

Wow, Ceekay I am drooling all over my laptop!!! That looks amazing.I hope you had a lovely day.

Rettabug said...

I remember making this IS delicious! Thanks for posting the recipe, as I don't have it anymore. Perhaps I'll do it for Fathers Day.

Thanks for your sweet offer to look for milkglass pieces for me. It would probably be too expensive to ship it from AZ. I seem to see the same things again & again around here. I'm going to go back for that little quilted candy dish, though. Wish me luck that it is still there.


Cindy @ Dwellings-The Heart of Your Home said...

Oh my, this looks soooo good, I can't wait to try it! Thanks so much for sharing at Amaze Me Monday! Hope you'll hop over to share at this weeks party...

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