Saturday, June 14, 2008

Banana Split Dessert

Here is a great recipe for the summertime weather!

1 c milk chocolate chips
1/2 c butter
2 c confectioner's sugar
1 1/2 c milk
1 tsp vanilla
1 1/2 - 2 c crushed graham crackers
5 bananas sliced
1/2 gallon ice cream - neapolitan or any flavor
1 c heavy cream, whipped
chopped nuts for garnish

In a heavy saucepan, melt together chocolate chips and butter; add sugar and milk. Cook at a heavy boil for 8 minutes or until thick, stirring constantly. Add vanilla and cool. Cover bottom of 9x13 pan with graham cracker crumbs. Cover with sliced bananas. Slice ice cream and place over bananas. Cover with cooled chocolate sauce. Freeze. Serve with whipped heavy cream and sprinkle nuts on top. Yield: 12 to 16 servings