Celebrate a special birthday with these easy-to-make banana split cupcakes! Start with a simple cupcake, add a few scoops of icing, and finish off with your favorite toppings. Now you have an adorable treat perfect for any birthday celebration!
Bake the cupcakes according to the recipe instructions. For real banana split flavor, add 2 tablespoons of banana extract to your cake batter.
While the cupcakes are baking and cooling, place all three containers of canned icing in the freezer until firm -- about 20 minutes. Cold, firm icing is much easier to scoop.
Using a small cookie dough scoop, drop a small amount of the first flavor of icing on top of each cupcake while still cold and firm. Once each cupcake has a scoop of the first flavor, wash the scoop and repeat with the second and third flavors.
While the chocolate is still warm, place a candy cherry sour in the center of each cupcake and sprinkle with chopped peanuts.
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