Banana Split Pie
If you love banana splits, then this specialty ice cream pie is a must try!
1 large banana, sliced
10 maraschino cherries, halved and drained
1 (9-inch) pie shell, baked
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
1 quart vanilla ice cream, softened
1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate pieces
1 1/4 cup butter
1 cup sifted powdered sugar
3/4 cup half-and-half
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup heavy whipping cream, whipped
1 tablespoon powdered sugar
Additional maraschino cherries, drained
Additional banana slices
- Place banana slices and cherry halves alternately in bottom of baked pastry shell. Sprinkle with walnuts. Spread ice cream over nut layer. Freeze several hours.
- In heavy saucepan, melt chocolate pieces and butter. Add powdered sugar and half-and-half. Cook until thick. Add vanilla. Cool. Pour over ice cream layer. Freeze 4 hours.
- Whip cream. Gradually add sugar. Continue whipping until stiff. Garnish pie with whipped cream, cherries and banana slices. Serve immediately. Store unused portion in freezer.
Makes 8 servings.
Recipe provided courtesy of Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Inc.