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Peanut Butter-Chocolate Banana Split

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.

Oxmoor House APRIL 2009

  • Yield: 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)
  • Cook time: 1 Minute
  • Prep time: 7 Minutes


  • 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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 255
  • Calories from fat: 26%
  • Fat: 7g
  • Saturated fat: 2.6g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.1g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.7g
  • Protein: 6g
  • Carbohydrate: 44.9g
  • Fiber: 2.1g
  • Cholesterol: 20mg
  • Iron: 0.6mg
  • Sodium: 82mg
  • Calcium: 62mg

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Peanut Butter-Chocolate Banana Split Recipe