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Good-for-You Bananas Foster

Categories: Low-fat, Showers
Type: Desserts and Baked Goods

It takes just a little effort to transform a plain old banana into a spectacular ice cream treat!

Serves: Serves: 4


  • 1 (4-serving) package JELL-O sugar-free vanilla cook-and-serve pudding mix
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons Brown Sugar Twin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons reduced-calorie margarine
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons rum extract
  • 2 cups (2 medium) sliced bananas
  • 2 cups Wells' Blue Bunny sugar-and fat-free vanilla ice cream or any sugar- and fat-free ice cream

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  1. In a medium saucepan, combine dry pudding mix and water. Stir in Brown Sugar Twin and cinnamon. Cook over medium heat until mixture thickens, stirring constantly.
  2. Add margarine, rum extract, and banana slices. Mix well to combine.
  3. Continue cooking until bananas start to soften, stirring often.
  4. For each serving, place 1/2 cup ice cream in a dessert dish and spoon about 1/2 cup banana mixture over top.

excerpted from:

From COOKING HEALTHY ACROSS AMERICA by JoAnna Lund. Used by arrangement with Perigee, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc. Copyright © 2000 by Healthy Exchanges, Inc.

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