August 25 is National Banana Split Day

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Don’t make like a banana and…you know.  Stick around for today’s food facts.

Here are today’s five thing to know about Banana Split

  1. The banana split was invented in 1904 at Strickler’s Drug Store in Pennsylvania.
  2. A banana split starts with a banana split lengthwise, topped with scoops of ice cream, assorted syrups and finally whipped cream and a maraschino cherry.
  3. A banana split is an ice cream-based dessert. In its classic form it is served in a long dish called a boat.
  4. A banana is cut in half lengthwise (hence the split) and laid in the dish.
  5. There are many variations, but the classic banana split is made with scoops of vanilla, chocolate and strawberry ice cream served in a row between the split banana.

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Today’s Pinterest Board : Banana Split

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Today’s Food History

  • 1840 Joseph Gibbons received a patent for a seeding machine.
  • 1910 Arnold Neustadter was born…

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