Peanut Butter-Chocolate Banana Split

There's really nothing better than a banana split complete with vanilla ice cream and chocolate syrup. By adding peanut butter, we took it to another level.


6 servings (serving size: 2 pieces banana, 1/2 cup ice cream, about 1 1/2 tablespoons chocolate sauce, and 1 1/2 teaspoons peanuts)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 7 Minutes
Cook: 1 Minute

Nutritional Information

Calories 255
Caloriesfromfat 26 %
Fat 7 g
Satfat 2.6 g
Monofat 1.1 g
Polyfat 0.7 g
Protein 6 g
Carbohydrate 44.9 g
Fiber 2.1 g
Cholesterol 20 mg
Iron 0.6 mg
Sodium 82 mg
Calcium 62 mg


1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons chocolate syrup
1 1/2 tablespoons reduced-fat peanut butter
3 bananas, cut in half lengthwise
3 cups vanilla bean light ice cream (such as Edy's)
3 tablespoons chopped unsalted peanuts


1. Combine chocolate syrup and peanut butter in a 1-cup glass measure. Microwave at HIGH 40 seconds or until peanut butter melts. Stir until smooth.

2. Cut each banana half crosswise into 2 pieces. Arrange 2 banana pieces in each of 6 dessert dishes; top banana with ice cream and hot chocolate sauce. Sprinkle with peanuts. Serve immediately.

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Oxmoor House

April 2009
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