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Strawberry Banana Cheesecake Salad combines sliced strawberries, sliced bananas and banana pudding to make a chilly southern dessert salad! Easy to make and easy to love!
“This post and recipe was created for #SummerDessertWeek! I was sent samples by some of the sponsor companies but as always opinions are 100% mine.”
RECIPE IS BELOW IN PRINTABLE RECIPE CARD BUT BLOG POST IS FULL OF “HOW TO MAKE IT”, TIPS, INFORMATION AND FAQ
In the south we will mix almost anything together and call it a salad, and I am 100% ok with that. This dessert salads are pretty popular at cookouts and church potlucks around here and this version is one of my favorites.
Why You Should Make this Strawberry Banana Cheesecake Salad…
- Easy Dessert
- Perfect for Strawberry Banana Flavor Lovers
- Great Chilled dessert to cool down during summer
- great with summer strawberries
Tip for great tasting strawberries even when the strawberries aren’t so great!
Summer strawberries always have the best flavor! If you can get local farmers market strawberries for this recipe, do it! Nothing compares to the tasty of bright red, summer strawberries.
However, I know that we can’t always get our hands on those precious summer berries during their peak season. So if you find yourself with a bunch of white topped, tasteless strawberries, here is how to fix that. Slice them up and pop them into a bowl. Sprinkle them with about 1 tablespoon of white sugar and wrap the top of the bowl in plastic wrap. Place them into the fridge over night. This will draw the juice and sweetness out of the berries! If there is a lot of liquid just stir them and drain off the excess. Stir those into your cheesecake salad right before serving and enjoy!
QUICK GLANCE AT INGREDIENTS FOR Strawberry Banana Cheesecake Salad:
- strawberries, hulled and sliced
- bananas, peeled and sliced
- cream cheese, softened
- powdered sugar
- dry instant banana pudding
- heavy cream
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How to make Strawberry Banana Cheesecake Salad:
Time needed: 2 hours and 20 minutes.
Add soft cream cheese to the bowl of a electric mixer. Mix on high until smooth.
Add powdered sugar and dry banana pudding mix.
Mix until combined.
Add milk and heavy cream.
Start on low and then mixer up to high and whip until combines and fluffy.
Stir in sliced strawberries and sliced bananas.
Chill about 2 hours and serve cold.
Frequently Asked Questions
You sure can! Vanilla pudding or French vanilla pudding would be great with this. Cheesecake pudding would be good in this recipe too!
You can! I would add a few more slices strawberries in their place.
YES! A lot of the party salad recipes that I have in my grandmother’s recipe box do contain mini marshmallows. I left them out of this recipe but you could stir in a cup of them with the fruit.
More Strawberry Banana Recipes:
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Strawberry Banana Cheesecake Salad
- 16 ounces strawberries, hulled and sliced
- 2 bananas, peeled and sliced
- 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
- 1/2 cup powdered sugar
- 3.4 ounce box instant banana pudding
- 1 cup heavy cream
- 1 cup milk
- Add soft cream cheese to the bowl of a electric mixer. Mix on high until smooth.
- Add powdered sugar and dry banana pudding mix.
- Mix until combined.
- Add milk and heavy cream.
- Start on low and then mixer up to high and whip until combines and fluffy.
- Stir in sliced strawberries and sliced bananas.
- Chill about 2 hours and serve cold.
This dessert is best if made the day of. After a day or so in the fridge the juices from the fruit will water down the cheesecake mixture.
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