Five different layers, each with a wonderful flavor, will make this Banana Split Lasagna as mouth-watering as can be. This dessert lasagna recipe is incredibly easy to make, thanks in part to the fact that there’s no baking involved. All of the flavors you love about a classic banana split (banana, strawberries, pineapple, and chocolate, for instance) are combined into this layered dessert. This make-ahead layered dessert can be made the night before your next potluck or other get-together. There is no denying this no bake dessert will be a hit with any crowd!
The only hard part about making this dessert is just waiting for it to chill enough in your refrigerator! This Test Kitchen treat is a definite must-make. It’s got five layers of refreshing and sweet flavors that come together to create one delectable dessert. Creamy and decadent, this will be one recipe you won’t be able to resist!
2 cups graham cracker crumbs
1/2 cup butter, melted
8 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 cup granulated sugar
2 Tablespoons + 3 1/2 cups cold milk, divided
16 ounces Cool Whip topping, divided
1 (23-ounce) container of frozen sliced strawberries, thawed and drained well
1 (20-ounce) can crushed pineapple, drained well
2 (3.4 ounce) boxes of banana cream pudding instant pudding
Maraschino cherries (optional, but encouraged!)