Grilled Banana Splits

Grilled Banana Splits

Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time6 minutes
Servings: 6


  • 1 stick unsalted butter
  • 1/2 c brown sugar
  • 8 ripe bananas
  • Vanilla ice cream
  • Hot Fudge Sauce or Caramel, Butterscotch, etc.
  • Whipped cream
  • Chopped nuts


  • Preheat your grill to medium (350-400ºF).
  • Combine the butter and brown sugar in a small saucepan and cook over medium-low heat until the butter is completely melted and the sugar is dissolved.
  • With a sharp knife, cut each banana in half lengthwise, leaving the peel on the halves.
  • Brush the cut side of the banana halves with the sugar mixture and place the bananas cut side down on the grill.
  • Grill until golden brown and caramelized, about 2 minutes.
  • Turn the banana halves over, peel side down and brush each with more glaze.
  • Grill 2-3 minutes longer or until tender.
  • Remove the grilled bananas and place into a sundae dish or shallow bowl.
  • Top with two scoops of vanilla ice cream, drizzle with your favorite dessert sauce, and top with whipped cream and chopped nuts.