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Fruit Layered Island Delight

No recipe image available.Mango, pineapple and bananas are layered with fat-free angel food cake pieces, and then covered with a rich almond flavored cream cheese topping.

Recipe Ingredients:

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)

Cooking Directions:

  1. 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.
  2. Top cake with mango, pineapple and bananas.
  3. 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.
  4. 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®.

Information on the artificial sweetener Aspartame.