A No-Bake Banana Split Cake That Is Ideal For Any Occasion

This Banana Split Cake is great for any occasion. The layers of delicious graham crackers, cream cheese mousse and a variety of colorful fruit will have you dying to dig in!

banana split cake


For the Crust

  • 2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, melted

For the Cream Cheese Layer

  • 12 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • 8 ounces Cool Whip

For the Fruit & Toppings

  • 3 to 4 bananas, sliced
  • 1 (20-ounce) can crushed pineapple, drained well
  • 16 ounces strawberries, hulled and sliced
  • 8 ounces whipped cream
  • ½ cup pecans, chopped
  • Chocolate syrup
  • Maraschino cherries


Grease a 9×13-inch baking dish; set aside.

In a medium bowl, combine the graham cracker crumbs and melted butter, stirring until all of the crumbs are evenly moistened. Dump the crumbs into the prepared pan and press into an even layer. Chill about 30 minutes while you prepare the next layer.

banana split cake

In a medium bowl, mix together the cream cheese and sugar on medium speed until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes. Using a rubber spatula, fold in the Cool Whip until thoroughly combined. Spread the cream cheese mixture on top of the graham cracker crust.

banana split cake

Arrange the banana slices in a single layer on top of the cream cheese filling, top with an even layer of the crushed pineapple, and then an even layer of the sliced strawberries.

banana split cake

Cover with whipped cream.

banana split cake

Sprinkle with the chopped pecans, then drizzle with chocolate syrup and top with maraschino cherries. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours, or overnight.

banana split cake

Note: Cool Whip and whipped cream are interchangeable depending on preference.


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