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Banana Split


Our version of the classic ice cream treat replaces vanilla ice cream with hazelnut for an extra layer of flavor that's irresistible.

  • Servings: 4

Source: Martha Stewart Living, July/August 1999


  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 vanilla bean, split and scraped
  • 4 bananas, peeled and split lengthwise
  • 4 (about 1/2 pint) scoops coffee ice cream
  • 4 (about 1/2 pint) scoops chocolate ice cream
  • 4 (about 1/2 pint) scoops hazelnut ice cream
  • 1/2 cup Chocolate Syrup
  • 1/2 cup Caramel Sauce
  • Wet Walnuts
  • Fresh or brandied cherries


  1. In a medium bowl, whip cream and vanilla-bean seeds with a hand mixer until soft peaks form.

  2. Place 2 banana halves in each of four dishes. Top with 1 scoop each of coffee, chocolate, and hazelnut ice creams. Drizzle with chocolate syrup and caramel sauce. Top with whipped vanilla cream, wet walnuts, and cherries; serve.

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