We traveled to The Banana Split Festival in Wilmington, Ohio where ten chefs battled it out to make the most delicious and innovative banana split. There were some amazing banana splits, but only one could win:
The winning banana split by the General Denver Hotel.
CHEF JENNIFER PURKEY OF THE GENERAL DENVER HOTEL!
The General Denver's banana split was assembled on top of a freshly made banana funnel cake and topped with three homemade sauces and praline bacon.
Banana Funnel Cake
1 cup banana puree
1 1/3 cup of milk
¼ cup sugar
2 ½ cup flour
1 ½ Teaspoon baking powder
1 ½ Teaspoon cinnamon
½ Teaspoon allspice
Blend all ingredients in food processor until incorporated. Funnel batter into a frying pan with 350˚ F oil. When golden brown on bottom, carefully flip to finish cooking opposite side. Drain on paper towel.
Peanut Butter Sauce
1 cup local honey
½ cup creamy peanut butter
½ cup heavy cream
Whip until smooth and pourable, add more honey if you need to thin it outRead More »from Award-Winning Banana Split