"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."
Recommended: 20 Super Cool Icebox Desserts
VERIFIED BY Taste of Home Test Kitchen
- 2 cups cold fat-free milk
- 1 package (1 ounce) sugar-free instant vanilla pudding mix
- 1 cup reduced-fat whipped topping
- 1 can (20 ounces) pineapple tidbits
- 2 packages (3 ounces each) ladyfingers
- In a bowl, whisk milk and pudding mix for 2 minutes. Fold in whipped topping: set aside. Drain pineapple, reserving 1/4 cup juice. Arrange half of the lady fingers in an ungreased 11-in. x 7-in. dish.
- Brush with 2 tablespoons reserved pineapple juice. Top with half of the pudding mixture and half of the pineapple. Repeat layers. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Cut into squares. Yield: 15 servings.
Originally published as Pineapple Icebox Dessert in Quick Cooking May/June 2004, p65