A banana split is made with good intentions: three scoops of ice cream, usually chocolate, strawberry, and vanilla, rested on a fresh whole banana halved lengthwise and dressed with warmed chocolate syrup. As is frequently the case, nuts are optional.
Christine Chiao Banana split cookie at Milk Jar Cookies
Once removed from a freezer, ice cream tends to have a mind of its own, often melting at a rate more rapid -- no doubt encouraged by the residual heat of chocolate syrup -- than would allow most of us enjoying it at leisure. And around the fifth or sixth scoopful, a banana split usually becomes dessert soup.More »