Easy Tropical Banana Dessert

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 21 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 533
Caloriesfromfat 16 %
Fat 9.5 g
Satfat 3 g
Monofat 4.4 g
Polyfat 0.3 g
Protein 5.1 g
Carbohydrate 99.4 g
Fiber 3.3 g
Cholesterol 10 mg
Iron 1.6 mg
Sodium 262 mg
Calcium 100 mg


1 cup orange juice
1 cup pineapple juice
2 tablespoons dark brown sugar
3 bananas, each cut into 8 pieces
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Vanilla low-fat frozen yogurt
1/4 cup chopped macadamia nuts


Cook juices in a medium-size nonstick skillet over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 14 to 16 minutes or until mixture is reduced to 3/4 cup. Remove from skillet.

Melt buttery spread in skillet over medium-high heat; add brown sugar, and cook, stirring often, 2 minutes. Add bananas; cook, stirring occasionally, 2 minutes. Stir in vanilla and cinnamon. Add juice mixture, and cook, stirring occasionally, 1 minute. Serve over frozen yogurt, and top with chopped nuts.

September 2007