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National Banana Split Day: Celebrate on a budget

Creamy and delicious banana split.  Enjoy one of these yummy treats on National Banana Split Day.
Creamy and delicious banana split. Enjoy one of these yummy treats on National Banana Split Day.
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Summer holidays are always great when you can enjoy a delicious treat like a banana split. Even if you are on a tight budget, you too can celebrate National Banana Split Day on Aug. 25, 2014. This classic dessert has been around for ages and there are thrifty ways you can enjoy this tasty treat.

The birth of the banana split does come with some discrepancies. Some believe that this delectable was invented first by Ernest Hazard in Wilmington, Ohio. Others believe it was invented by David Strickler in Latrobe, PA. Either way, our world is a much better place because of this incredible dessert.

To celebrate this favorite American holiday just visit your favorite ice cream parlor. There are ways to save while celebrating National Banana Split day and here are a couple of ideas to help you enjoy this creamy treat on a hot day.

Ice Cream Parlors

Many local and national chain ice cream parlors will be offering discounts on your favorite banana split for this holiday. For example, Bruster’s offers half price on their banana splits every Thursday. All you need to do is bring your own banana to any Bruster’s to receive this incredible savings. Bruster’s is located in 18 states from Florida to New York and from Virginia to Texas.

Local Market

Visit your local market or supermarket to take advantage on their weekly sales. If you and your family would prefer to stay at home and celebrate National Banana Split Day then wait for those discounted prices on banana split ingredients. Use these tips to help save on your grocery budget.

Your local market will probably be selling discounted or even buy one get one free ice cream during this week so make sure you take advantage of these awesome savings. When you make these yummy desserts at home you can create your own favorite toppings. Your kids will also enjoy making their own banana split.

Happy National Banana Split Day!