Banana Split Salad

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Southern Lady

Bananas, crushed pineapple, lemon gelatin, marshmallows with a DELICIOUS cream topping. Golden Oldie Recipe from Darlene Smith of Rockford Illinois, published in Reminisce Magazine.

Top Review by Mary K. W.

I can't believe I'm the first to review this after this recipe has posted almost two years ago. This is one of the best gelatin salads I've tried in a long time. The lemon flavor is oh so subtle and then the whipped topping with the pineapple juice included is so different than most of the jell-o salads with a topping. It's very easy to make and got rave reviews from all who tried it. I served it at a card party and was asked for the recipe (that's always a good sign). This one is going in my regular rotation of salads. Thanks so much for sharing and posting, Southern Lady.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Drain pineapple, reserving 1/2 cup; set aside.
  2. In a saucepan, bring water to a boil; remove from heat. Add gelatin and marshmallows; stir until dissolved.
  3. Chill until partially set.
  4. Toss bananas with lemon juice; fold bananas and pineapple into gelatin.
  5. Pour into an 8" square dish.
  6. Chill until firm.
  7. Combine the sugar, flour and salt in saucepan. Stir in egg and reserved pineapple juice; cook and stir over low heat until thickened.
  8. Remove from heat; stir in butter. Cool.
  9. Fold in whipped cream; spread over firmed gelatin and sprinkle with pecans
  10. Chill overnight.

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