banana split


Definition of banana split

: ice cream served on a banana sliced in half lengthwise and usually garnished with flavored syrups, fruits, nuts, and whipped cream

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Speciality cakes include: banana split cake, raspberry jalapeño cake, creme brulee cake, death by chocolate cake, cinnamon French toast cake, chocolate chip cookie dough cake and so many more creative and delicious flavors. Sam Boyer,, "Looking at items from the past is always interesting: Whit & Whimsey," 5 July 2019 Start your culinary tour at Barbecue Center, which also is known for its banana splits and homemade banana pudding. Anna Mazurek,, "Get your fill of barbecue on this Southern road trip," 27 June 2019 Sundaes, banana splits, malts, shakes, smoothies and root beer floats are also offered. Adriana Ramirez, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Treat yourself on a hot summer day to any of these seven frozen treat shops in the Milwaukee suburbs," 26 June 2019 Finish it off with the ultimate banana split ($12). Christina Tkacik,, "Father's Day dining specials in the Baltimore area," 12 June 2019 In addition to bringing back its colorful and delicious coolattas and introducing a brand new banana split-flavored coffee, the chain is adding two healthy and delicious breakfast bowl options to its morning menu. Sophia Caraballo, Woman's Day, "Dunkin' Just Launched New Breakfast Bowls," 29 Apr. 2019 Items like ambrosia, bombe Alaska, pavlova, and banana split sundaes have made a bold return with a contemporary spin. Amy Louise Bailey, Vogue, "The 7 Dishes You Have to Eat in New Zealand," 25 July 2018 Nation's only festival celebrating banana splits features free concerts, continuous entertainment, cruise-in of classic cars, crafts and collectibles, games, rides, unique food and more. Luann Gibbs,, "Free and fun events this weekend in Cincinnati," 7 June 2018 Park Avenue creates 73 different flavors of gooey butter cake, including banana split, blueberry and apple cinnamon. Kate Silver,, "You're going where? St. Louis," 19 June 2018

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First Known Use of banana split

1906, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of banana split

: a dessert made with ice cream served on a sliced banana and usually covered with sweet sauces, fruits, nuts, and whipped cream

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