This great recipe belonged to my Grandma and requires no cooking.

Southern Style Banana Split Cake


  • 2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 pound butter, melted
  • 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese
  • 1 1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 4 bananas, sliced
  • 1 (15 ounce) can crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1 (16 ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 1 (16 ounce) jar maraschino cherries, drained
  • 12 ounces crushed peanuts


1 Combine the graham cracker crumbs, white sugar and melted butter. Mix together and press into a 9×13 inch cake pan; refrigerate until chilled.

2 Beat together the cream cheese and confectioners sugar; spread over graham cracker crust.

3 Layer bananas and pineapple over cream cheese mixture; cover fruit with whipped topping.

4 Top with cherries and chopped nuts; refrigerate and serve chilled.


chilz822 Says... 2010-04-21 11:16:48

Delicious! I also drizzled chocolate syrup and caramel syrup on top for the full effect!

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