Mini Banana Split Pastry Desserts have it all - bananas, pineapple, strawberries and chocolate, all topped off with a cherry! An easy dessert, but so pretty, it looks like you have fussed all day!
Sweet time! Your taste buds will thank you after one bite of these Mini Banana Split Pastry Desserts. They have it all - bananas, pineapple, strawberries and chocolate all topped off with a cherry, of course!
Have you drooling yet? These are easy to make but look like you have fussed all day! Oh yes, you know you want one......
- puff pastry
- cooked banana pudding mix
- pineapple chunks
- whipped cream
- chocolate syrup
I made these about a month ago for some friends and they were a big hit. You will also appreciate these are not a "heavy" dessert.
A mini banana split pastry makes a great ending to any dinner! Enjoy!
I love making little shaped puffs with the leftover dough... I think they add just a little something to the dessert. You can make stars, hearts or whatever you like!
Detailed instructions can be found in the recipe card. My tip would be to follow the instructions on the puff pastry box for thawing. This will ensure success for making these Mini Banana Split Pastry Tarts.
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Get the Recipe
- One package of puffed pastry sheets (2 sheets)
- 1 egg
- 1 tablespoon sugar for sprinkling
- 1 small package banana pudding (cooked kind)
- 2 bananas
- Fresh pineapple cut into about 1″ wedges (¼″ thick)
- Fresh strawberries cut into slices (¼″ thick)
- Frozen whipped topping thawed
- about ¼ cup chocolate syrup (not hot fudge)
- 8 maraschino cherries
- Preheat oven to 375° and line 2 cookie sheets with parchment paper
- On a lightly floured surface roll each sheet into a 11 x 11 inch square
- Cut (8) 5 ” (approx) circles and place on lined cookie sheets (4 per sheet)
- With a small sharp knife, lightly score about ½″ from edge in a circle shape being careful not to cut through pastry
- Brush a small sharp knife, lightly score about ½″ from edge in a circle shape being careful not to cut through pastry
- Bake until golden brown (18-20 minutes
- Remove from oven and using small knife again rescore the edge and push the centers of the pastries down to make a well (be careful to not cut through bottoms of pastry)
- Cool completely
- While pastry is baking, prepare banana pudding as directed and place in refrigerator to cool completely
- To assemble – place about 4-5 banana slices in each pastry well, top with about 3-4 tablespoons of banana pudding, add pineapple and strawberries around edge
- Top with piped whipped topping and drizzle with chocolate sauce
- Top with cherries and serve immediately
- To make ahead and serve later (no later than 4 hours), complete step through whipped topping. Just before serving drizzle with chocolate and top with cherry.
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