Fruit Layered Island Delight
Mango, pineapple and bananas are layered with fat-free angel food cake pieces, and then covered with a rich almond flavored cream cheese topping.
4 cups angel food cake, cut into 1-inch cubes
1 1/2 cups Amaretto flavored coffee creamer - divided use
1/3 cup Equal® Spoonful*
1 ripe medium mango, peeled, seeded, chopped
1 cup cubed fresh or canned pineapple, drained
2 medium ripe bananas, peeled, cut into 1/2-inch thick slices
1 (8-ounce) package reduced-fat cream cheese, softened
1 (8-ounce) container light whipped topping, thawed, if frozen
1/2 cup toasted flaked coconut (optional)
- Place angel food cake cubes in bottom of a 3-quart oval casserole or trifle dish. Combine 1/2 cup coffee creamer and Equal®. Drizzle creamer mixture over cake.
- Top cake with mango, pineapple and bananas.
- Beat cream cheese in mixing bowl on medium speed of mixer until smooth. Gradually beat in remaining 1 cup coffee creamer. Gently fold in whipped topping.
- Spread cream cheese mixture over fruit. Sprinkle with toasted coconut, if desired. Refrigerate 2 to 3 hours before serving.
Makes 12 servings.
*May substitute 8 packets Equal sweetener.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/12 of recipe): calories 264, protein 4 g, carbohydrate 37 g, fat 11 g, cholesterol 11 mg, sodium 202 mg.
Food Exchanges: 1 1/2 starch, 1 fruit, 2 fat.
Recipe provided courtesy of Merisant Corporation ® and the NutraSweet Company, makers of Equal®.