Banana Split Stuffed Strawberries

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This is a fun take on the good ol’ banana split!  Don’t be too scared off by the idea of coring strawberries… it’s actually super simple!  It takes just a couple of seconds per strawberry using a tomato corer (they’re really inexpensive)!  For the fudge sauce I used my homemade 5 minute Wicked Fudge Sauce as it keeps well in the fridge and I usually have it on hand.

When choosing strawberries for this recipe, try to choose the largest you can find.  Smaller strawberries will work but the bigger ones are easier to work with .  Be sure your strawberries are very dry before dipping in the chocolate because water can make the chocolate seize up!  If you’d like to prep these ahead of time,  you can prepare the filling up to 1 day ahead and refrigerate. The strawberries can then be assembled a couple of hours ahead of time.

close up of the inside of a Banana Split Stuffed Strawberry

Items You’ll Need For This Recipe

* Strawberry/Tomato Corer * Ziploc Bag * Banana Pudding Mix *

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5 from 16 votes
Review Recipe

Banana Split Strawberries

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 12 pint +/-
Author Holly Nilsson
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
This is a fun take on the good ol’ banana split! Don’t be too scared off by the idea of coring strawberries… it’s actually super simple!


  • 1 pint fresh strawberries more or less depending on size
  • 4 tablespoons semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 4 tablespoons finely chopped nuts
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • 4 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 2 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • ½ banana mashed (about ¼ cup)
  • ¼ cup crushed pineapple well drained
  • instant banana pudding mix or vanilla
Optional Toppings
  • fudge sauce I used 5 Minute homemade sauce
  • sprinkles
  • cherries

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  • Combine heavy cream, cream cheese, powdered sugar and 4 tablespoons instant pudding mix with mixer on medium until thick and fluffy. Fold in banana & pineapple. Place in a ziploc and refrigerate.
  • Wash & dry strawberries. Cut tops off and using a tomato corer, scoop out the center. Cut bottom off and make sure the strawberry stands upright. Stand on a paper towel to dry.
  • Melt chocolate chips for about 25 seconds in the microwave, stir in butter until smooth. Dry each strawberry with a paper towel and dip in chocolate and then in nuts. Place on parchment paper and refrigerate 5 minutes or until set.
  • Cut a corner off of the zippered bag and pipe filling into each strawberry. Top with desired toppings (chocolate, sprinkles, cherries).

Nutrition Information

Calories: 149, Carbohydrates: 11g, Protein: 1g, Fat: 11g, Saturated Fat: 5g, Cholesterol: 25mg, Sodium: 38mg, Potassium: 156mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 7g, Vitamin A: 295IU, Vitamin C: 24.8mg, Calcium: 30mg, Iron: 0.6mg

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)

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Banana Split Stuffed Strawberries, with one cut open to see the inside


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  1. Hi, we are doing a math project! The project was on desserts for our promotion dinner and we chose your dessert. This is such a fun idea and we are using this dessert and I hope they choose our dessert for the promotion dinner!5 stars

  2. Strawberries are my favorite fruit and this is yet another awesome way to showcase them! Perfect for a summer party, people will love them!

  3. I have a graduation party coming up next week and this is the perfect dessert to bring!! It’s not summer without banana split desserts, yum!5 stars

  4. This is such a cute idea and a new, and creative, way to make use of all of those summer strawberries. When I saw the name of this recipe,I had to check it out. Bookmarking this, so I can make it.5 stars

  5. Oh, how fun! Those are the cutest little nibbles! I never thought of stuffing a strawberry, but they are so attractive. Great idea!5 stars

  6. Oh my! This looks and sounds like the ultimate summer treat! I can almost taste them!!! Can’t wait to try this recipe!5 stars

  7. This is a genius idea!!! Such a yummy dessert and finger food to bring to a summer party. I love it!5 stars

  8. I love desserts made with strawberries! These look so yummy and I feel like since these are so small that I wouldn’t over indulge in them.5 stars

  9. These strawberries look amazing, and pretty easy to make. It’s great that they are bite sized too!5 stars

  10. This is seriously brilliant! And oh my goodness … you photos … GORGEOUS! Best of all, though, you made a fancy-looking recipe seem so approachable and doable, with little tips like the suggestion to buy bigger strawberries if you can find them. Such a really great post – love this!

  11. I’ve never tried a recipe like this one before. They look so beautiful and I’m sure to make it at my next house party. Love the color and feel of this dessert

  12. OMG these are the cutest! What a clever idea for a summer garden party! I will bookmark this an try it asap! 5 stars

  13. How adorable! This is such a fun and cute idea! Can’t wait to make them for our next cookout!5 stars

  14. Good lord. You have stole my heart. These look just divine. What a great idea! Totally need to head over to the store!5 stars

  15. These are just the perfect treat, they look so delicious! Perfect for parties or even just everyday!5 stars

  16. I just… can’t! Going shopping in the morning to get everything to make these. Such a great idea!

  17. In the how to make the “filling” section What do you mean by, “fold in banana & pineapple”…. Does that just mean to mix the fruit with the banana mixture???

  18. What could be substituted for the nuts…severe nut allergy in little one who might find these too yummy to resist.

  19. These look way too cute and easy! What a fun, simply, summer treat! Thanks so very much for sharing! :)