As a pastor's wife and state auxiliary leader, I host many large gatherings. Whenever I make this "punch bowl cake", it makes a big impression, I return with an empty bowl every time!"
"Whether I take this creamy banana dessert to work, church or family get-to-gethers, I'm always asked for the recipe," says Angel Hall. The Grayville, Illinois baker relies on bananas, instant pudding mix and whipped topping to make the refreshing treat.
Trish Schoofs' no-cook banana dessert is old-fashioned comfort food that tastes like you fussed. "This recipe is a real winner at our house," she writes from her West Bend, Wisconsin kitchen. "Not only is it lighter in fat and calories, but it's light on your time, too. Plus, it's a great way to use up bananas."
"This smooth coffee mousse is simple to prepare and very delicious," relates Brenda Jackson from Garden City, Kansas. "I also think it would be good layered with pound cake in a trifle bowl," she suggests.
"While living in Italy, I fell in love with Italian tiramisu, but I didn't like all the fat and calories it contains," remarks Julie Vyska of North Las Vegas, Nevada. "So I substituted healthier ingredients to make this pineapple version."
With just one bite of Janet Springer's light-as-air angel food, even dieters will be on cloud nine! Cutting back on the fat and sugar doesn't squeeze the flavor from the sunny citrus cake she makes frequently in St. Petersburg, Florida.