Is there anyone out there who loves banana splits as much as I do? I L.O.V.E. them. They entice me with their yummy goodness and call to me with their sweet toppings. And then… about halfway though, I get sick and can’t eat another bite. Is so disappointing. So I was thrilled when I found these. Banana split bites! They are the perfect size.
Slice your bananas into bite size pieces. Make sure you make the tops and bottoms level. Leave the peel on when you do this, it makes the banana easier to handle. You will have extra banana left over from cutting a curved object into straight pieces but thats ok…extra to dip in the chocolate for snacking.
Scoop out a “well” in the top of each banana. I used a 1/2 teaspoon measuring spoon and it worked perfect.
Melt 1 cup chocolate chips (with 1 tbsp. shortening) in the microwave for 1 minute. Stir when done.
Peel the bananas and dip them into the chocolate and spoon on the sprinkles. Don’t try to roll the bananas in the sprinkles because the sprinkles will get all gloppy with the chocolate. Put your bananas into the fridge for a few minutes to let the chocolate harden. Sorry, no pics for the next couple steps. I had some helping hands in the kitchen which made it hard to snap photos at the same time
After removing bananas from the fridge, place a scoop of ice cream inside the “well” that you previously scooped out. Use the 1/2 teaspoon measuring spoon to scoop the ice cream.
Add a dollop of whipped cream to the top. You can also add a cherry. I opted for no cherry because I’m just not a big fan of them. So this is my final product. Not as pretty as the original but still just as tasty.
We made these after dinner the other night and I was plenty full after eating just two.
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