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Easy No-Bake Banana Split Cake

Serving no-bake banana split cake

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Ingredients

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Banana Split Cake

  • ½ cup AMERICAN HERITAGE Chocolate Finely Grated Baking Chocolate
  • 3 Tablespoonbutter, melted
  • 1 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 8 ouncesplain brick-style cream cheese
  • 2 cups prepared banana or vanilla pudding (not instant pudding)
  • 1 package (1.79 oz each) TWIX Caramel Cookie bars, chopped into ½
  • Inch pieces
  • 2 bananas, divided

Chocolate Sauce

  • ½ cup AMERICAN HERITAGE Chocolate Finely Grated Baking Chocolate
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • Whipped Cream
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 3 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar

For Serving

 

  • 16 fresh or maraschino cherries

 

Instructions

  1. Line an 8-inch by 2-inch square baking pan with two layers of parchment paper or aluminum foil, overhanging all four sides of the pan by at least 2 inches, to create a sling. 
  2. In a heatproof bowl, combine the AMERICAN HERITAGE Chocolate Finely Grated Baking Chocolate and butter.
  3. Set over a pan of gently simmering water and heat, stirring constantly, until melted. 
  4. Remove from heat and stir in the graham cracker crumbs. Press the mixture into a prepared pan; freeze for 15 to 20 minutes or until firm.
  5. Meanwhile, using an electric mixer, beat cream cheese until light and fluffy; beat in pudding until smooth. 
  6. Fold chopped TWIX Caramel Cookie Bar pieces into cream cheese mixture.
  7. Slice 1 banana; arrange banana slices over crust. 
  8. Spread cream cheese mixture over the banana. Refrigerate for 3 hours or until set.
  9. Just before serving, make the chocolate sauce by combining AMERICAN HERITAGE Chocolate Finely Grated Baking Chocolate and cream in a small heatproof bowl. Set over a pan of gently simmering water and heat until melted, stirring constantly until a smooth ganache forms. 
  10. In a large bowl, whip the cream and confectioners’ sugar until stiff peaks form.
  11. To serve, use the foil sling to remove the cake from the pan and transfer to a cutting board. Cut the cake into squares. Cut the remaining banana
  12. into 9 slices. 
  13. Top each square with a dollop of whipped cream, slice of banana, and a cherry. Drizzle with chocolate sauce.
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