Electrolux #Splits: Goofy Goober Banana Sundae

Just recently Foodbuzz helped Electrolux and Kelly Ripa raise money for the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund by sending two Foodbuzz Featured Publishers to New York and giving them an opportunity to make banana splits with their kids. 

Foodbuzz is sponsoring a posting challenge and Top 9 takeover! In a Top 9 Takeover, Foodbuzz asks all Featured Publishers to construct a post around a theme, and then for one day only, all Top 9 posts reflect that theme!  As a featured publisher on Foodbuzz I was given the opportunity to take part in the campaign, with banana splits being the theme!

The best part is that Foodbuzz is donating $50 for every banana split post by a featured publisher.  It’s a win-win situation, we get to eat banana splits for breakfast dessert and $50 will be donated to Ovarian Cancer Research Fund.

My kids are HUGE Spongebob Squarepants fans, so it was fitting that my “banana split” was named after Spongebob’s favorite treat, the Goofy Goober Sundae.  The “banana split” I made is not your traditional banana split.  I decided to slice the banana and put them in a pan with a butter and brown sugar mixture.  I also made a chocolate sauce that hardens on the ice cream, just like the magic shells you can buy at the grocery stores.  Neopolitan ice cream was used and I topped of the sundae with whipped cream (regular or french vanilla) and of course a cherry on top.


Can you see the butter and brown sugar on the bottom?  Yes, it was as yummy as it looked.

Okay, okay stop drooling I will show you guys how to make the bananas and chocolate sauce.




goofy goober sundae


Butter and Brown Sugar Bananas:
3 tablespoons unsalted butter
1/4 cup light brown sugar
3 medium bananas, sliced

"Magic Shell" Chocolate Sauce:

6 oz. semi-sweet chocolate
4 tablespoons unsalted butter
1/4 cup canola oil


make the bananas:
Melt the butter in a saute pan over medium heat. Once the butter has melted add the brown sugar and stir to combine after 2 to 3 mins add the bananas.

make the "magic shell":
Melt the butter and chocolate over a double boiler, once the chocolate is completely melted and smooth remove from heat and stir in oil.



I must warn you that this treat will makes your kids extremely happy. (Yeah, I know that’s not a bad thing.)


 Notice Parrish's Spongebob shirt? No, that wasn't planned. He just loves Spongebob.

Want to make your own virtual banana split with Kelly Ripa?  It’s your lucky day, go to http://www.kelly-confidential.com/foodbuzz and $1 will be donated to the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund for every banana split that is made online.

3 Responses to “Electrolux #Splits: Goofy Goober Banana Sundae”

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    Mary at Deep South Dish — July 16, 2010 @ 2:00 pm

    Very unique and love the name! That’s one happy fella – best of luck on the Top 9 feature!!

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    Jessica Price — June 19, 2011 @ 2:07 pm

    I’m having a tiny problem I cant subscribe your feed, I’m using google reader fyi.

    • Marisol replied: — June 22nd, 2011 @ 12:14 pm

      Let me see if I can fix it. Sorry for the trouble. Thank you for reading the blog!!

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