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Grilled Banana Split Boats topped with ice cream and raspberries.

Grilled Banana Boats

These Grilled Banana Boats are the perfect dessert after a BBQ. Warm bananas and melty chocolate, they are like a banana split but way better!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American, Grill/BBQ
Keyword Banana Split, Grilled
Prep Time 7 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 372kcal
Author Emily Walker


  • Outdoor Barbecue Grill



  • Get a ripe banana and cut a slit through it lengthwise (do not cut all the way through the banana).
  • Stuff two pieces of chocolate in the slit (see photo in post).
  • Sprinkle lightly with cinnamon and cover the banana completely in aluminum foil.
  • Grill on high approximately 5 to 8 minutes turning once during the grill time. Carefully remove foil and place banana in a bowl, top with ice cream and your favorite toppings.

Banana Boats on the Campfire

  • Place aluminum foil covered bananas on hot coals for the same amount of cooking time.


Calories: 372kcal | Carbohydrates: 51g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 29mg | Sodium: 56mg | Potassium: 720mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 32g | Vitamin A: 353IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 135mg | Iron: 2mg