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Banana-Caramel Sundaes

Photo: Oxmoor House
Prep time 8 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 sundae)
Candy-coated almonds give this superfast, simple ice-cream sundae a little something extra special. For variety, try substituting your favorite sugared or candied nut for the almonds.

Ingredients

  • 2 large bananas
  • 1 1/3 cups vanilla low-fat ice cream
  • 1/4 cup fat-free caramel topping (such as Smucker's)
  • 1/3 cup chopped cinnamon-coated almonds

Nutrition Information

  • calories 320
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 5 g
  • satfat 1.7 g
  • monofat 2.5 g
  • polyfat 0.8 g
  • protein 3.8 g
  • carbohydrate 64.6 g
  • fiber 2.6 g
  • cholesterol 12 mg
  • iron 0.5 mg
  • sodium 155 mg
  • calcium 90 mg

How to Make It

  1. Cut each banana in half crosswise and then in half lengthwise to make 8 quarters. Place 2 banana quarters in each of 4 stemmed glasses or 4 individual serving bowls. Top each serving with 1/3 cup ice cream and 1 tablespoon caramel topping; sprinkle each serving with about 1 tablespoon almonds.

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Cook's Notes

Choice ingredient:  Cinnamon-coated almonds are great to use for embellishing recipes that only need a few ingredients. Try them on desserts like ice-cream sundaes or as part of sweet-and-savory recipes such as salads. Look for the almonds either with the other nuts in your supermarket or near the produce section.

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