Celebrate national banana split day with these recipes

National banana split day takes place on August 25, so why not try something a bit different for your pudding this dinnertime.

Tuesday, 25th August 2020, 8:41 am
Updated Tuesday, 25th August 2020, 8:46 am
Barbecue bananas

Supermarket Aldi has created some recipes from barbecur chocolate to a sweet and sticky caramelly banana split, and don't worry these recipes are really easy peasy.

Which will you choose?

Caramelly Banana Split, 2 servings

Caramelly Banana Split, 2 servings

Ingredients

6 Scoops Caramel Ice Cream

2 Bananas

Squirty Cream

Sprinkles

Method

Slice the bananas down the middle and place in a bowl.

Scoop the ice cream through the centre.

Top with squirty cream and decorate with sprinkles.

Top Tip: Try heating the banana under the grill for 2 minutes for a delicious hot and cold combo!

Barbecue Chocolate Banana Split, 6 servings

Ingredients

6 Bananas

120g Dairyfine Giant Milk Chocolate Buttons

To serve:

Vanilla Ice Cream

Berries of your choice

Method

Leave the bananas unpeeled and cut a slit down the centre of each banana from top to tip.

Place 5-6 chocolate buttons into the slit of each banana.

Wrap the bananas in foil.

Place the bananas, cut side up, directly onto the barbecue charcoal.

Allow to cook for 25-30 minutes. Carefully remove from the barbecue and allow to cool.

Remove from the foil.

Serve the bananas in their skins with a scoop of vanilla ice cream on the side.

To brighten up your Banana Split, garnish with your favourite berries.

Tip you can also add a teaspoon of rum to this banana split to make it just for the adults. Just add before you wrap it in foil.

Beer-infused Banana Split, 1 serving

Go Beer-nanas for Aldi’s beer-infused Banana Split. With golden hues and grapefruit bursts, the Hobgoblin Ale will perfectly complement the sweetness of the banana.

Ingredients

1 Hobgoblin Ale

6 scoops Caramel Ice Cream

2 Bananas

Squirty Cream

Mini Marshmallows

Method

Slice the bananas down the middle and place in a bowl.

Scoop the ice cream and place in the bowl.

Follow by pouring a ¼ of the Hobgoblin ale around the sides

Top with squirty cream and decorate with sprinkles and marshmallows

Top Tip: Try heating the banana under the grill for 2 minutes for a delicious hot and cold combo!

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