Delicious Angel Food Dessert Recipe
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Delicious Angel Food Dessert Recipe

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“This is one of my favorite desserts,” confirms Jessie Bradley of Bella Vista, Arkansas. “I took it to a family reunion, and everyone loved it!”
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES:15 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES: 15 servings


  • 2 cans (20 ounces each) unsweetened crushed pineapple, drained
  • 4 medium firm bananas, sliced
  • 1 loaf-shaped angel food cake (10-1/2 ounces), cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 3 cups cold fat-free milk
  • 2 packages (1 ounce each) sugar-free instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen reduced-fat whipped topping, thawed
  • 1/3 cup chopped pecans, toasted

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 210 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 1mg cholesterol, 291mg sodium, 40g carbohydrate (30g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein.


  1. Place the pineapple in a large bowl; gently fold in bananas. Place cake cubes in a 13x9-in. dish. Spoon fruit over cake.
  2. In another large bowl, whisk milk and pudding mixes for 2 minutes. Let stand for 2 minutes or until soft-set. Spread over fruit. Carefully spread whipped topping over pudding. Sprinkle with pecans. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving. Yield: 15 servings.
Originally published as Delicious Angel Food Dessert in Light & Tasty October 2005, p59

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bawarchi User ID: 7243277 66068
Reviewed Jan. 10, 2014

"This dessert is certainly heavenly and a must for family gatherings. Try substituting pomegranite "rubies" for the pistachio nuts for an aesthetically pleasing presentation."

LauraleeJR User ID: 449452 147208
Reviewed Jan. 9, 2014

"To: Catherine5240, Try using any pie filling mixed with more fruit (apple pie filling chopped up with diced fresh apples) My husband loves this with blueberry filling and loads of fresh or frozen blueberries or peach filling and peaches."

Catherine5240 User ID: 348495 155356
Reviewed Jan. 9, 2014

"Can you make it with something else besides pineapple, I don't like pineapple or strawberries"

Cruiser79 User ID: 7518866 78832
Reviewed Jan. 3, 2014

"I can't have sugar because I have an issue with chronic kidney infections but this awesome dessert is one that I can have once in a while. I love anything with pineapple or banana and this has both!! I will definitely be making this for every occasion. Thank You for the great recipe!"

B-Azalie User ID: 7555371 57901
Reviewed Jan. 3, 2014

"I suppose some dietticians would balk at the amount of fruit sugars in this recipe....however, when my husband (he had diabetes, lung cancer, and heart failure,) was alive, the desserts I made with sugar-free puddings and skim milk surely were better for him than the loaded pumpkin and pecan pies that were also a part of holiday fare. IIt is about balance. I will make this recipe. Combines some of my favorite things, and will be perfect for covered dish dinners."

Bethmerle User ID: 6528402 78828
Reviewed Jan. 2, 2014

"Ok ladies, for those who need a lesson in nutrition.....the words "healthy or Low Calories" does not mean it is appropriate for a diabetic. Don't get your panties in a bunch, just don't make the dessert if it isn't appropriate for you! Beth RN"

laura Soulliere User ID: 2878337 147191
Reviewed Jan. 2, 2014

"Loved it. Why do some pele have to complain over nothing? Did not change a thing!! 5 stars!!"

Fran M. User ID: 2705057 64104
Reviewed Jan. 2, 2014

"Haven't tried it yet."

[email protected] User ID: 855119 130141
Reviewed Jan. 2, 2014

"For those of u who question caarbs;; there r 40grams not 40 carbs. It takes 15 grams to make one carb--so in reality there r less than 3 whole carbs!! I cook for a diabetic so know all about carbs!!!"

mullenpm User ID: 749523 130138
Reviewed Jan. 2, 2014

"Well, forget about it being "diabetic friendly" - this recipe can in no way be considered healthy. Forty carbs is way above anything healthy."

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