Banana Split-Up

Total Time:
20 min
Prep:
10 min
Cook:
10 min

Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

CATEGORIES
Ingredients
  • Marshmallow Sauce:
  • 6 tablespoons water
  • 1 1/4 cups corn syrup
  • 3/4 cup sugar plus 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 4 egg whites
  • Pinch salt
  • Pinch cream of tartar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1/2 cup warm water
  • 2 ripe bananas, sliced with a krinkel cutter, on the bias
  • 2 flavors ice cream
  • 1/2 cup chocolate sauce
  • Marshmallow sauce
  • 1/4 cup pineapple sauce, store bought
  • 1/4 cup chopped unsalted cashews
Directions

Place the water, corn syrup, and 3/4 cup sugar in a saucepan and cook to 246 degrees F.

Meanwhile, whip the whites with the salt and cream of tartar in a clean dry bowl until stiff then add the 1 tablespoon sugar and continue whipping on medium speed until the syrup is ready. Drizzle in the hot syrup and then continue to mix on high for 5 minutes to cool it. Add the vanilla and water gradually to thin it out to make a sauce. Keep chilled until ready to use.

In each of 4 wide dessert bowls, place 4 slices of banana. Top them each with a small scoop of ice cream alternating flavors. Drizzle them with chocolate sauce, then alternate spoonfuls of marshmallow sauce and pineapple sauce, then sprinkle with chopped nuts.

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