The best thing about the banana split is that you can add ingredients according to your wishes; if you want a chocolate banana split you can add chocolate syrup, if you want your split to be nuttier and chewier you can add nuts. Those who enjoy bananas but are tired of eating raw bananas can now have an easy and delicious alternative. You and your whole family are going to enjoy the new mix of flavors from the fruits and creams in one delicious snack. It is simple and can be prepared quickly if you have guests coming over. How many calories are in a banana split? The answer depends on the ingredients used.

Ingredients of the banana split

Three fresh bananas, whipped cream, caramel, three scoops of ice cream, hot fudge, chopped nuts. Place them all together in a bowl and top them with nuts. You can also use different fruits according to your preferences. Strawberries are commonly used in a banana split. You can serve it as dessert or as an afternoon snack for your children. Banana split is healthy and nutritious as it contains fresh fruits and nuts.

Banana Split with Strawberry

  • One medium peeled banana, split lengthwise
  • One scoop strawberry, chocolate and/or vanilla ice cream
  • Two tablespoons chopped strawberries and one tablespoon strawberry ice cream toppings
  • Two tablespoons whipped cream
  • One tablespoon pineapple ice cream toppings or freshly chopped pineapple chunks
  • Chocolate syrup, one tablespoon
  • Two maraschino cherries with stem

Place a banana in a dessert dish, Cut it lengthwise, not too deep though, so the banana is split open like a hot dog bun. Then place three scoops of ice creams on top of the split banana. Top with nuts, strawberries or any other fruit. Place the cherry on top.

Calories and nutritional facts

  • Calories – 530 calories
  • Calories from fat – 120 calories
  • Dietary fiber – 4g
  • Carbohydrates – 96 g
  • Tran’s fatty acids – 0.5g
  • Proteins – 9g
  • Saturated fat – 10

How many calories are in a banana split? The banana split you will prepare at home for dinner has approximately 710 – 810 calories. A fast food banana split that you get a restaurants or other places will have around 510 calories for a large size and about 134 calories for a small size.