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Recipe by: Lisa Prince

Banana Split Cake

This recipe is courtesy of Ed’s Family Restaurant in Angier. They also cater and that’s when I have enjoyed this dessert. It is a favorite of mine and I’m so glad Ed was willing to share the recipe!!

Servings: 12
Cook Time: Prep Time: 20 minutes; Total Time: 20 minutes
Meal Type: Dessert
NC Ingredients: strawberry, pecans

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sticks butter, softened
½ cup graham cracker crumbs
oz. cream cheese, softened
lb. confectioner’s sugar
cup strawberries, sliced
oz. crushed pineapple, drained
oz. cool whip
Drizzle of chocolate syrup
cup pecan, chopped


In a 9 x 13 dish, combine 1 stick of butter with graham cracker crumbs. Mix to combine and press into bottom of dish. Mixture will be crumbly.

Beat together cream cheese and remaining stick of butter until smooth. Add confectioner’s sugar and beat until creamy. Spread over graham cracker crumb layer.

Top with bananas, strawberries, pineapple, and cool whip. Drizzle with chocolate syrup and sprinkle with chopped pecans. Optional: Serve with a cherry on top.


Recipes found on this page are from Got to Be NC members, staff, industry partners and Stove Side Chats. Stove Side Chats is Got to Be NC’s cooking show hosted by restaurant marketing specialist Chad Blackwelder. This series invites chefs and home cooks from around the state to teach you how to cook with in-season North Carolina deliciousness.