God I love America!Let's start out on how to make the PERFECT banana split.

The classic banana split is made with scoops of vanilla, chocolate and strawberry ice cream served in a row between the split banana. Pineapple topping is spooned over the vanilla ice cream, chocolate syrup over the chocolate, and strawberry topping over the strawberry. It is garnished with crushed nuts, whipped cream, and maraschino cherries.[1]

Today, June 8th, 2012 is National Banana Split Day and what a perfect day in El Paso to stop at your favorite store and pick up the ingredients to make a perfect banana split or stop by one of the Ice Cream stores in town.

El Pasoans, Where is your favorite place to swing in and grab a Banana Split?

What is your secret ingredient to making a great banana split?

How many of you are lactose intolerant and can’t handle the cold stuff?

Oh, and BTW, If the ice cream isn't made with REAL milk, It just isn't a REAL banana split.

No matter where your favorite place might be to get your fixins for a banana split, Get out and enjoy a heat defeating banana split on this National Banana Split Day!