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A showstopping dessert with all the flavors of a banana split in the shape of a burger. Strawberry sauce and white chocolate filled banana cake glazed with caramel sauce and topped with crushed peanuts filled with pineapple and a dark chocolate dipped ice cream bar. Your guest's mouths will drop open when they see the dessert and do it a second time when they break into it as see the strawberry sauce "ketchup" spill out.

Banana Split Ice Cream Burger

Banana Split Ice Cream Burger with homemade Klondike bar patty, banana cupcake bun, pineapple "cheese" and strawberry "ketchup." A showstopper.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Banana Split Ice Cream Burger
Prep Time 3 hours
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 3 hours 10 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 116 kcal
Author Dinner, then Dessert

Ingredients

  • Banana Cake
  • Salted Caramel Sauce
  • 8 ounces Strawberries
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 Pineapple
  • Chocolate Dipped Dark Chocolate Ice Cream Bar
  • 2 ounces White Chocolate
US Customary - Metric

Instructions

  1. Cut the strawberries into small chunks.
  2. Combine the strawberries with the water and sugar in a saucepan and cook on low for 15 minutes or until a pourable but thick consistency.

  3. Let cool completely.
  4. The "buns" are made of Banana Cake, they are made and baked into a special half sphere mold. The bottom half of the buns are baked in a regular 1/4 sheet pan and cut out with a biscuit cutter.
  5. After the cakes have cooled, slice off the tops of the buns.
  6. Scoop out the insides to make a large well.
  7. Melt the white chocolate in a microwave safe bowl in 30 second increments then stir until melted and smooth.
  8. Brush the insides with a little melted white chocolate and let it set.
  9. Once set, fill each one with some strawberry sauce.
  10. Cover them with the top of the bun and use Salted Caramel Sauce recipe to glaze both the tops and bottoms of the buns.
  11. Top the buns with some very finely crushed peanut "sesame seeds."
  12. The patty is simply the Dark Chocolate Dipped Ice Cream Bars.
  13. Using a 2.5 inch biscuit cutter, cut out a slice of pineapple.
  14. The uniformity in size make this dessert look perfectly proportioned.
  15. To assemble, put the bottom half of the bun on the plate, then the Dark Chocolate Dipped Ice Cream Bar, the slice of pineapple and the top half of the bun.
  16. Whew.
  17. Enjoy.

Recipe Notes

Enthusiastically adapted from Cleobuttera's Amazing Caramel Ice Cream Burger

Nutrition Facts
Banana Split Ice Cream Burger
Amount Per Serving
Calories 116 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 1mg 0%
Sodium 11mg 0%
Potassium 167mg 5%
Total Carbohydrates 22g 7%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 18g
Protein 1g 2%
Vitamin A 0.9%
Vitamin C 70.6%
Calcium 3.5%
Iron 2.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.