Tuesday, April 10

Strawberry Banana Split Cake

Strawberry season is here!  I will dig out my mother's excellent strawberry pie recipe for next week.
Today..... try this little sweetie.  

2 c graham cracker crumbs
1/2 c melted butter
1/4 c sugar

1/2 c butter, softened
2 c confectioner's sugar
1 Tbsp milk
1 tsp. vanilla
3 large bananas, sliced 1/4 in pieces
2 cans crushed pineapple, drained
2 quarts strawberries, sliced

2 c whipped cream
1/4 c confectioner's sugar
1 1/2 c chopped walnuts

Combine crumbs, butter and sugar.....
  Press into ungreased 13 x 9 pan.  Chill 1 hour.

Filling: Cream butter, sugar, milk and vanilla.  Spread over crust.  Chill 30 minutes.
Layer with bananas, pineapple and strawberries.

Topping:  Beat cream til soft peaks form.  Add sugar, beat till stiff peaks form.
Spread over fruit. Sprinkle with nuts.  Chill.  Enjoy.

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