This tasty dessert is made with cottage cheese, pineapple, banana, and gelatin. You may cut the fat and calories, if you wish, by using non-fat evaporated milk, powdered milk, and cottage cheese.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
- 1 cup evaporated milk (not sweetened condensed)
- 1/2 ounce (2 packets) unflavored gelatin
- 1 cup pineapple juice
- 1 cup powdered milk
- 2 medium bananas, mashed
- 1 cup cottage cheese
- 1 cup crushed pineapple
- 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
Measure the evaporated milk and place in the freezer just until ice crystals just begin to form.
Sprinkle gelatin over pineapple juice in a small saucepan. Let sit 5 minutes to bloom. Gently heat, but do not boil, and stir until gelatin is dissolved. Remove from heat.
Place milk in a chilled mixing bowl. Beat on high speed until stiff peaks form. Blend in powdered milk, bananas, and cottage cheese on medium speeed until well-combined. Fold in pineapple.
Pour into a 9-inch square glass casserole dish. Sprinkle with the walnuts. Refrigerate at least 2 hours until firm.
Yield: 9 to 12 servings, depending on cut size