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Double-Decker Banana Cups Recipe

Double-Decker Banana Cups Recipe

In Calgary, Alberta, Patricia Kinsella prepares these petite parfaits by layering a vanilla pudding mixture with sliced bananas and graham cracker crumbs. They make a speedy dessert or sweet snack.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cold fat-free milk
  • 1 package (3.4 ounces) instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 1 cup reduced-fat whipped topping
  • 1 cup thinly sliced firm bananas
  • 4 teaspoons graham cracker crumbs
  • 4 maraschino cherries with stems

Directions

  • 1. In a bowl, whisk together milk and pudding for 2 minutes. Fold in whipped topping. Refrigerate for at least 5 minutes.
  • 2. Divide half of pudding mixture among four dessert dishes. Top with half of the banana slices and remaining pudding mixture. Sprinkle with crumbs. Top each with the remaining banana slices and garnish with a cherry. Serve immediately. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (3/4 cup) equals 193 calories, 2 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 1 mg cholesterol, 350 mg sodium, 40 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1/2 fruit.