The Dessert World Needed This: Introducing the Banana Split Ice Cream Cake

Are you looking for an epic cake to create? The Dessert World Needed This: Introducing the Banana Split Ice Cream Cake. If you are a fan or have ever been a fan of the most epic dessert in the world, the banana split, you will be thrilled to see this cake creation from bonappetit food blog. This ice cream cake recipe will blow your mind and impress everyone you share it with. People love to be reminded of things from their childhood, especially the joy filled times that were spent enjoying play time and our favourite foods. So many people in the the United States and Canada can probably recall having at least one banana split at some point in their lives, which they were probably super excited to have a whole wonderful dessert like that all to themselves. This is the dessert recipe that has it all, a nice sweet and ripe banana, caramel sauce, chocolate sauce, strawberry sauce, cookie pieces, with vanilla ice cream and whipped cream. You can't forget the maraschino cherry and the peanuts sprinkled on top either. What would a banana split be with out them?

In the early days of the banana split dessert recipe, when the recipe was first created by David Evans Strickler who was only 23 years old at the time, they only cost a mere ten cents. Only ten cents could buy you a mountain of ice cream with all of the most amazing toppings on it. This was back in 1904 that the banana split recipe was created. David was a pharmacist at Tassel Pharmacy in Latrobe, Pennsylvania at the time and loved creating new and exciting sundae recipes at the pharmacy's soda fountain. Before refrigeration, ice cream was also kept cool in a soda fountain that was placed in the store. People used to believe that mineral sodas gave health benefits to people in the early days, and so soda fountains became regularly seen and used in many different establishments throughout the years. Even though the health benefits of soda were not shown, it brought people a lot of joy and pleasure so they were kept around. It wasn't until the 1950s when soda started to be packaged, that the soda fountain's interest began to dwindle. But many places continued to make sundaes and banana split recipes all the same.

This amazing ice cream cake recipe is a great ice cream cake for birthdays, or any other occasion. It would be interesting to try out just for the fun of it. The process to make your own ice cream cake is actually quite simple and just requires you make a lot of different layers of the various ingredients of the banana split ice cream cake recipe. The layers that are included are a layer of chocolate crunchies, which are crunched up chocolate cookie bits, they stay hard even though they are put into ice cream because they have a layer of coconut oil around them that prevents the ice cream from making them soggy. The other layer is the banana caramel which is basically banana and caramel sauce, and then comes the whipped cream and cherries with all of the crunchy peanuts on top. This cake looks too good to be true, but it is totally legit and you can make your own ice cream cake right at home.

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