Banana Split Fluff Salad: 

Banana Split Fluff Salad is the embodiment of summer in a bowl. This dessert salad combines all the delightful flavors of a classic banana split into a light and fluffy treat that’s perfect for picnics, barbecues, or simply satisfying your sweet tooth. With the luscious blend of fruit, whipped cream, and a hint of nostalgia, this salad will have you savoring the joy of summer year-round.


For the Banana Split Fluff Salad:

  • 2 cups mini marshmallows
  • 2 cups diced fresh pineapple
  • 2 cups diced strawberries
  • 2 ripe bananas, sliced
  • 1 can (20 oz) crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1 jar (10 oz) maraschino cherries, drained and halved
  • 1 1/2 cups whipped topping (like Cool Whip)
  • 1/4 cup chopped nuts (walnuts or pecans)
  • 1/4 cup sweetened shredded coconut (optional)

For the Creamy Dressing:

  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


Step 1: Prepare the Creamy Dressing

  1. In a small mixing bowl, combine the plain Greek yogurt, powdered sugar, and vanilla extract. Stir until smooth and well blended.

Step 2: Assemble the Salad

  1. In a large salad bowl, combine the mini marshmallows, diced fresh pineapple, diced strawberries, sliced bananas, drained crushed pineapple, and halved maraschino cherries.

Step 3: Add the Creamy Dressing

  1. Pour the prepared creamy dressing over the fruit mixture.
  2. Gently fold the dressing into the fruit until everything is evenly coated.

Step 4: Add Whipped Topping and Extras

  1. Gently fold in the whipped topping until it’s fully incorporated into the salad.
  2. Add the chopped nuts and sweetened shredded coconut, if desired, and gently mix them in.

Step 5: Chill and Serve

  1. Cover the salad bowl and refrigerate for at least 1-2 hours before serving. This allows the flavors to meld and the salad to chill.
  2. Before serving, you can garnish with extra cherries, sliced bananas, or a sprinkle of nuts and coconut for a picture-perfect presentation.

Step 6: Enjoy the Sweet Delight!

  1. Serve your Banana Split Fluff Salad as a refreshing dessert or side dish. It’s the perfect treat for a sunny day or any occasion where you want to add a little sweetness to your table.


Banana Split Fluff Salad captures the essence of a classic banana split in a delightful, fluffy concoction. With its medley of fruits, creamy dressing, and a touch of nostalgia, this salad is a refreshing and satisfying treat that brings the joys of summer to any gathering. Whether you’re hosting a picnic, a barbecue, or just craving something sweet, this salad is sure to put a smile on your face.

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