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Grilled Banana Split With Valilla Bourbon Ice Cream

Grilled Banana Split With Valilla Bourbon Ice Cream

By Traeger Kitchen

A savory slab deserves a sweet chaser. This dessert is like campfire banana boats on steroids. Try smoky, sweet ice cream, grilled bananas, and a smattering of your favorite toppings.

Prep Time

15 Min

Cook Time

45 Min




Number of People Serving


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Units of Measurement:
1 Cup heavy cream
2 Cup half-and-half
2 Teaspoon bourbon
1 Vanilla Bean, split and scraped
2/3 Cup sugar
4 Bananas
As Needed Jarred chocolate, butterscotch, pineapple, or strawberry ice cream toppings
As Needed Nuts (optional)
As Needed whipped cream
As Needed Cherries, maraschino


  • 1

    When ready to cook, start the Traeger on Smoke.

    185 ˚F / 85 ˚C


    Super Smoke

  • 2

    Combine the heavy cream and half-and-half in an aluminum roasting pan. Place them in the Traeger and smoke for 45 minutes.

    185 ˚F / 85 ˚C


  • 3

    Once the cream mixture has smoked, remove it from the grill, add the bourbon, vanilla, sugar, and salt. Stir until it is fully dissolved, and chill in the refrigerator for 1 hour.

  • 4

    Pour into an ice cream maker until it reaches a soft serve consistency. Next, put it into a plastic container and place in the freezer for at least 1 hour, or until you are ready to assemble the banana splits.

  • 5

    Assemble the banana splits.

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