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banana split dump cake in a baking dish with spatula

Banana Split Dump Cake Recipe

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings: 12 pieces
Calories: 245kcal
Banana Split Dump Cake is the BEST DESSERT EVER! This easy dump cake recipe is thrown together in minutes with just 8 ingredients. A tasty banana split cake made with banana pudding, fresh fruit, and cake mix for an easy dessert. It's sure to be an instant crowd pleaser! 
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Equipment

Ingredients

  • 3.4 ounces instant banana cream pudding mix 96 grams (1 small box)
  • cups skim milk 397 grams
  • 15.25 ounces White Cake Mix 422 grams (1 box) - I used the Super Moist Deluxe White
  • ½ cup milk chocolate chips 85 grams, best quality
  • 1 cup chopped fresh strawberries 167 grams
  • 2 bananas sliced
  • 1 cup chopped fresh pineapple 170 grams
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar 50 grams
  • Whipped cream optional, for serving

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray a 9x13-inch baking pan with nonstick spray. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, mix the pudding mix with the milk. Whisk until fully combined. Use a large spoon or whisk to add in the cake mix until fully incorporated and smooth. The mixture will be quite thick, which is fine. Stir in the chocolate chips. Set aside.
    3.4 ounces instant banana cream pudding mix, 1¾ cups skim milk, 15.25 ounces White Cake Mix, ½ cup milk chocolate chips
  • In another large bowl, mix together the strawberries, banana, pineapple, and sugar. Stir to combine and let macerate for at least 5 minutes.
    1 cup chopped fresh strawberries, 2 bananas, 1 cup chopped fresh pineapple, ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • Pour the macerated fruit into the bottom of the prepared baking dish, making a thin layer.
  • Top with the cake mix/pudding mixture and spread with a spatula or spoon to create a smooth top.
  • Bake for 45-60 minutes, or until the cake is completely cooked through (when a toothpick inserted in comes out clean).
  • Serve warm topped with fresh whipped cream, if desired.
    Whipped cream

Notes

  • You can use white, vanilla, or yellow cake mix.
  • Nutritional information does not include optional ingredients.
  • You can use frozen strawberries and/or pineapple. Be sure to thaw before using.
  • You can use canned pineapple. Be sure to drain before using.
Storage: Store banana split dump cake in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.

Nutrition

Serving: 1piece | Calories: 245kcal | Carbohydrates: 53g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.3g | Trans Fat: 0.2g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 318mg | Potassium: 187mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 35g | Vitamin A: 95IU | Vitamin C: 15mg | Calcium: 131mg | Iron: 1mg