A new twist on an old classic: mini banana split cones

2 Sep

I stumbled upon the cutest little idea the other day and set out to make these awesome Banana Split Bites. I figured it would be a great way to provide a little “bite size” banana split (sometimes a whole banana split is a bit much) and I was certain the kids would love them. Here is the sweet picture from the original post from blogs.babble.com. (adapted from Bakers Royale.)

So, I decided to make them late last night. I mean late. I was tired. Exhausted, really. Midway through the process, I looked over on my counter and there were mini cake cones that I had bought earlier that day. EUREKA! I could cut out a couple steps (mainly just some freezing time) and just shove the ingredients into a tiny little ice cream cone. When I have more time, I’d like to make the original recipe, but this is a little tweak that worked out in a pinch.

I took some cake cones and I dipped the rims into the melted chocolate. Then, I sprinkled with the jimmies. I put a cut banana piece right into the cone.

Then I scooped a little ice cream on top and finished off with some whipped cream and a cherry.

The kids loved them and they tasted great.

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4 Responses to “A new twist on an old classic: mini banana split cones”

  1. naimavanswol September 3, 2012 at 12:59 am #

    They look delicious. And I guess jimmies are sprinkles, right? :)

  2. homeinawoods February 8, 2013 at 1:33 pm #

    I think I like your tweak better than the original.

    • motherallie February 16, 2013 at 3:21 pm #

      Thanks! My pictures aren’t the greatest, but the finished products were cute AND easy to eat. You just had to eat them kind of fast.

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