American Flag Patriotic Banana Split Recipe

Elevate your summer celebrations with an explosion of patriotic flavors – our American Flag Patriotic Banana Split!

A banana split with ice cream and an american flag on a plate.

This delightful twist on a classic dessert not only satisfies your sweet tooth but also adds a festive touch to your table.

Join us as we guide you through the creation of this red, white, and blue masterpiece that will have everyone cheering for more.


the Banana Split:

  • 3 ripe bananas, peeled and halved lengthwise
  • 6 scoops vanilla ice cream
  • Fresh strawberries, washed and sliced
  • Fresh blueberries, washed
  • Whipped cream
  • Chocolate sauce
  • Maraschino cherries

For Decoration:


A banana sundae with ice cream and an american flag.


Prepare the Banana Splits

  1. Place three banana halves in a long banana split dish or individual serving dishes.
  2. Add two scoops of vanilla ice cream between the banana halves.
  3. Arrange sliced strawberries and blueberries on top of the ice cream, creating a pattern resembling the American flag.

Add Whipped Cream and Chocolate Sauce

  1. Generously pipe whipped cream along the sides of the banana split, creating fluffy white borders.
  2. Drizzle chocolate sauce over the strawberries and blueberries, forming the red and blue stripes of the flag.
A plate with ice cream, bananas, strawberries and an american flag.

Top with More Goodies

  1. Place a maraschino cherry on top of each scoop of ice cream.
  2. Sprinkle red and blue sprinkles over the whipped cream for added color and texture.
  3. If available, add patriotic-themed sprinkles or edible stars for a festive finish.

Serve and Enjoy!

  1. Present your American Flag Patriotic Banana Splits immediately.
  2. Invite everyone to dig in and savor the delicious combination of fresh fruit, creamy ice cream, and decadent toppings.
A banana sundae topped with ice cream and an american flag.

Tips for Success:

  1. Choose ripe but firm bananas for the perfect texture in your banana splits.
  2. Be creative with your fruit arrangement, allowing the colors to mimic the American flag.
  3. Ensure your ice cream is well frozen to prevent melting during assembly.
  4. Experiment with different toppings like nuts or chocolate chips for added crunch.
A plate with bananas, strawberries, and an american flag.

Final Thoughts

Get ready to salute the tastebud parade! Our American Flag Patriotic Banana Split is not just a dessert; it’s a celebration on a plate.

Share the joy of this delightful treat with family and friends, and let the colors of red, white, and blue brighten your summer gatherings.

Indulge in the delicious combination of flavors, and may your celebrations be as sweet as this patriotic delight!

American Flag Patriotic Banana Split

A banana sundae with ice cream and an american flag.

A perfect treat to kick back and relax with on the fourth of July


  • 3 ripe bananas
  • vanilla ice cream
  • strawberry ice cream
  • chocolate ice cream
  • fresh strawberries
  • fresh blueberries
  • whipped cream
  • chocolate sauce
  • festive sprinkles
  • cherry on top


  1. start by slicing the banana long ways in half and place on either side of your long ice cream dish
  2. scoop 1 scoop of each flavor in between both bananas
  3. arrange strawberries and blueberries on top of the ice cream scoops
  4. drizzle with chocolate sauce
  5. generously pipe whipped cream on either side of the bananas
  6. sprinkle festive jimmies on top and plop a cherry on top to finish it off!

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