An Actual Banana Split Cake

READY IN: 1hr 30mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • BANANA LAYER CAKE:
  • Grease and flour two 9 inch cake pans.
  • Mix flour, sugar, baking powder. baking soda and salt in large bowl.
  • Add to flour mixture banana, buttermilk, shortening, eggs and vanilla.Beat on medium speed 3 minutes.
  • Pour evenly into prepared pans.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.
  • Cool 10 minutes and remove from pans.
  • Finish cooling completely.
  • Using a long serrated knife, cut each layer of cake in half. Set aside.
  • SWEETENED WHIPPED CREAM:
  • In a chilled mixing bowl (clean and free of any grease) combine 1 cup whipping cream and 1 tablespoon sugar. Beat with chilled beaters of mixer on low to medium speed until soft peaks form (tips will curl). Do not over beat.
  • Divide whipped cream in half. Fold strawberries into one half and drained pineapple into the other half.
  • Heat and stir fudge over low heat until just warm.
  • ASSEMBLE:
  • Place 1st layer of cake on platter, top with strawberry cream spreading to the edge.
  • Place 2nd layer on top of 1st. Spread 1/2 of warm fudge,let some of it drizzle down the sides. Sprinkle with 1/2 of peanuts.
  • Place 3rd layer on top of 2nd. Top with pineapple cream spreading to edge.
  • Place 4th layer on top of 3rd. Spread remaining warm fudge over, again letting some drizzle down sides. Sprinkle with remaining peanuts. Garnish with last banana sliced.
  • Serve immediately or refrigerate.
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