Banana Split Layer Cake

This Banana Split Layer Cake is delicious and needs to be on your radar. If you’re looking for a super delicious, sweet treat then this is the one for you. It has everyones favorites; chocolate, strawberry and vanilla Cake. It’s a perfect celebration cake for any occasion.

Banana Split Ice Cream Cake

This Banana Split Ice Cream Cake is delicious and simple to make!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Banana Split Ice Cream Cake

Ingredients

Cake ingredients

  • 1 Box Triple chocolate cake mix
  • 1 Box Strawberry cake mix
  • 1 Box French Vanilla cake mix
  • Large eggs
  • Canola Oil 
  • Water

Vanilla Frosting 

  • 3 C Unsalted Sweet Cream Butter, softened
  • 6 C powdered sugar
  • 2 tbsp pure vanilla extract
  • 5-7 tbsp heavy whipping cream 

Chocolate ganache

  • 1 1/2 C semi-sweet chocolate chips 
  • 3/4 C heavy whipping cream

Decorating ingredients

  • 1 Container of confetti sprinkles 
  • 1 can of peanut topping 
  • Maraschino Cherries

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and spray the cake pans with pam baking spray

  2. Following the directions on the back of the cake boxes, make your cake batters

  3. Fill 1 cake pan 3/4 way full of one flavor batter for each pan

  4. Bake in the oven for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean

  5. Allow to cool on the counter completely

Frosting Directions

  1. Using a standing mixer, beat all frosting ingredients together until combined and smooth and stiff peaks

  2. Scoop 1 1/2 C frosting into the piping bag and set aside

Building Cake directions:

  1. Remove cakes from the pans and use the cake leveler to remove the dome tops

  2. Place the strawberry layer onto the cake board and scoop 1 1/2 C frosting onto the top of the cake and smooth evenly with the angled spatula

    Banana Split Ice Cream Cake
  3. Place the chocolate cake layer on top of the frosting and scoop another 1 1/2 C frosting onto the top of the chocolate layer and smooth evenly

    Banana Split Ice Cream Cake
  4. Place the vanilla cake layer on top of the second layer of frosting

  5. Using the remaining frosting, frost entire cake

    Banana Split Ice Cream Cake
  6. Cover the bottom of the cake with the sprinkles

    Banana Split Ice Cream Cake

Chocolate ganache directions

  1. Using a small pot, heat up the heavy whipping cream until steaming

  2. While heavy whipping cream is heating up, place chocolate chips into a heat-proof bowl

  3. Once the heavy whipping cream is heated, pour over the chocolate chips

  4. Allow to sit for 1 minute before whisking until smooth

  5. Pour ganache into the squeeze bottle

  6. Pipe drips of the ganache around the edge of the cake and fill in the top middle of the cake with ganache

  7. Place the cake into the fridge for 30 minutes to allow the ganache to harden

  8. Once hardened, remove from fridge, pipe dollops of frosting onto the top of the cake

  9. Sprinkle some chopped peanuts

  10. Top the frosting dollops with cherries

  11. Enjoy!

    Banana Split Ice Cream Cake

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