The Best Jell-O Salad Ever! Strawberry Jello Salad With Banana

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 0 mins

This really is one of the BEST Jell-o Salad Recipes. This recipe came from my mother's cousin Antoinette. This recipe has been popular in her family for over 40 years. It is a delicious treat during the summer months as well as an accompanying Holiday dessert (Color goes well for Holiday dessert table). The recipe calls for real whipped cream, however I'm sure that Cool Whip could be substituted as the recipe probably pre-dates the ease of prepared whipped topping, but I do prefer the original recipe as it just makes it more traditional. Note: I use Strawberry Jello, but I'm sure any kind of berry or cherry flavor would work well too... I also use food processor chopper for preparing the bananas & cherries - I use whisk attachment on electric mixer for preparing the set jello & whipping the cream.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Prepare the jello as directed on box in large bowl the night before so it is set & hardened for recipe. Then, whisk jello in its bowl and add to large bowl that you will serve the dessert in.
  2. Fold in the bananas, cherries, & whipped cream until all combined.
  3. Refrigerate until thick or ready to serve.


Most Helpful

This is the best in the summer with fresh strawberries , really refreshing !!!

linda G. June 18, 2011

This was easy and delicious. My only coplaint is that it doesn't keep well for leftovers. But a terrific recipe!

Andi K May 09, 2010

Good recipe, used sugar free Jello to offset the heavy cream and added some Splenda. Nice, light side salad, or should I say dessert!

Shabby Sign Shoppe March 24, 2008

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