Banana Split Fluff Salad

Indulge in the blissful combination of flavors with this delightful Banana Split Fluff Salad. A luscious blend of instant banana pudding, crushed pineapple, Cool Whip, marshmallows, walnuts, and mini chocolate chips, this dessert salad is a sweet symphony that will leave your taste buds dancing.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe:

This Banana Split Fluff Salad is a heavenly treat for those who crave the classic flavors of a banana split in a lighter, fluffier form. It’s easy to prepare, bursting with fruity goodness, and showcases the perfect balance of textures. Whether you’re hosting a summer barbecue or simply satisfying your sweet tooth, this recipe is a crowd-pleaser.


  • 1 (3.4 ounce) box instant banana pudding
  • 1 (20 ounce) can crushed pineapple (do not drain)
  • 1 (8 ounce) container Cool Whip
  • 1 cup mini marshmallows
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped walnuts + 2 tablespoons for garnish
  • 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips


  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the instant banana pudding mix and the undrained crushed pineapple. Mix well until the pudding is dissolved and the mixture thickens.
  2. Fold in the Cool Whip until fully incorporated.
  3. Add the mini marshmallows, 1/2 cup of finely chopped walnuts, and 1/2 cup of mini chocolate chips to the mixture. Gently fold them in to evenly distribute throughout the salad.
  4. Once all the ingredients are combined, cover the bowl and refrigerate for at least 1 hour to allow the flavors to meld and the salad to chill.
  5. Before serving, garnish the Banana Split Fluff Salad with the remaining 2 tablespoons of finely chopped walnuts.

Prep Time: 10 minutes | Chill Time: 1 hour | Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes | Servings: 8 | Kcal: 220 per serving


Store the Banana Split Fluff Salad in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days. Due to the inclusion of fresh ingredients like pineapple, it’s best enjoyed fresh.

Recipe Tips:

  • Experiment with different pudding flavors for a fun twist.
  • Feel free to customize with additional toppings like sliced bananas or maraschino cherries.
  • Serve in individual cups for a charming presentation at parties or gatherings.

Enjoy this delightful and sweet dessert salad that brings the joy of a banana split in every spoonful!

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