Banana Split Fluff

It's all about the fluff, but not just any fluff, Banana Split Fluff!  Years ago when we went to a friends house for a cookout (that is what we call a BBQ in my neck of the woods) I tried something similar to this dish and instantly fell in love.  I was intrigued by how different it was and it just kept calling out to me.  Fast forward quite a few years and I still had not ran across this recipe or had it anywhere else since. 

Church cookbooks are some of the best cookbooks you can own. They have such a wide variety of recipes that are tried and true and are normally passed down through many generations. So anytime I get the opportunity to purchase one, I do. The Goodwill store that I like to shop at will sometimes have these cookbooks for sale so I scoop them up when I see them. They are such a treasure and I always find so many recipes to make that my family loves. 

Well guess what?  I finally found a similar recipe for that beloved dish I tasted so many years ago in a church cookbook.  So of course, it gave me the inspiration I needed to make my own. 

Fluff desserts are some of the easiest desserts to make because they take just minutes to put together. The marshmallows just make this a super fun dessert. This has a chocolate pudding base mixed with fruit cocktail and those banana slices take it over the top. Before I knew it, this was gone!  Our daughter has already asked me to make it again. So trust me, you need to make this! 


Banana Split Fluff

1- 3.4 oz package of instant chocolate pudding
1- 15 oz can of fruit cocktail, do not drain
1- 8 oz tub of whipped topping
2 - bananas, sliced
1 1/2 cup of mini marshmallows
Optional toppings: chopped nuts, banana slices, or maraschino cherries. 

Mix the dry pudding mix with the can of fruit cocktail. Add banana slices and fold in the whipped topping. Fold in the marshmallows. Chill until ready to serve. 

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  1. Oh, yum Melissa! I love fluff. This looks yummy. I'm sharing!

  2. Thanks so much Mary! This one is fabulous and will be made over and over again! Thanks so much for stopping by and also for sharing!


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