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Banana Split Sundaes

Believe it or not, banana splits are a great way for children to have a well-balanced sweet treat. My secret? Go heavy on the fruit!

Oxmoor House SEPTEMBER 2012

  • Yield: Serves 8 (serving size: 1 sundae)
  • Hands-on:10 Minutes
  • Total:10 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup whipping cream
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons granulated sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 cups vanilla light ice cream
  • 2 cups diced strawberries
  • 1 1/4 cups sliced banana (2 bananas)
  • 1/4 cup Dark Chocolate Sauce, warmed
  • 1/4 cup bottled caramel sauce, warmed
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped dry-roasted almonds

Preparation

1. Combine first 3 ingredients in a bowl. Beat with mixer at medium speed until soft peaks form.

2. Scoop 1/2 cup ice cream into each of 8 bowls. Top each with 1/4 cup strawberries and 2 1/2 tablespoons banana. Drizzle 1 1/2 teaspoons each of Dark Chocolate Sauce and caramel sauce over each serving. Top each with 1 tablespoon sweetened whipped cream and 1 tablespoon almonds.

Tip: For portion control, scoop the ice cream for the kids, and then let them assemble everything else themselves.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 296
  • Calories from fat: 0.0%
  • Fat: 12.3g
  • Saturated fat: 4.5g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 4.7g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.4g
  • Protein: 6.8g
  • Carbohydrate: 42.4g
  • Fiber: 2.9g
  • Cholesterol: 31mg
  • Iron: 0.9mg
  • Sodium: 85mg
  • Calcium: 163mg
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