Introduction: Banana Split Cupcakes

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In the mood for cake and a banana split? Why not combine the two with banana split cupcakes!

1 box cake mix
3 eggs
1 cup water
1/3 cup water
3 ripe bananas
1 can frosting
1 pound strawberries (fresh or frozen)
crushed pineapple
8 oz chocolate
1 cup heavy cream
1 Tbsp corn syrup
colored sprinkles


Mash and beat bananas with 3 eggs. Add to cake mix along with oil and water.
Pour in lined cupcake liners and bake at 350 for 10-15 minutes.

Puree strawberries (a thick chuncky puree). Add 2Tbsp powdered sugar and let macerate for 20 minutes.
Drain pineapple.

Chocolate Ganache
Add 1 cup heavy cream to chocolate and melt in the microwave stirring every 30 seconds. Or melt in bowl over  hotwater in a saucepan.
Once melted, add 1 Tbsp corn syrup. Let cool completely before adding to cupcakes.

Cut the cupcakes with an apple corer. Fill with strawberry puree. Top with crushed pineapple. Pipe with icing, top with ganache. Add sprinkles and top with a cherry. Voila, Banana split cupcakes!


Penolopy Bulnick (author)2012-10-09

Yum! I love that you used real strawberries for the strawberry part of the banana split!

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