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Famous Layered Fruit Dessert

This easy-to-make recipe costs about 25 cents per serving and is courtesy of the University of Massachusetts Nutrition Education Program.


  • 1 (3.5-ounce) package instant pudding mix, vanilla- or banana-flavored
  • 2 c. milk, nonfat or low-fat
  • 8 ounces vanilla yogurt, fat-free
  • 2 bananas, peeled and sliced (or use other fruit, such as strawberries)


  1. In a medium bowl, combine milk and pudding. Beat with a wooden spoon, wire whisk or electric mixer on lowest speed for two minutes.
  2. Gently mix yogurt with pudding mixture. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  3. Layer fruit slices in eight dessert cups (clear ones, if available). Top with pudding.
  4. Repeat the fruit and pudding layers. Serve immediately or refrigerate for a few minutes.

Makes eight servings.

Per Serving (with nonfat milk): 100 calories, 0 grams (g) of fat, 24 g carbohydrate, 4 g protein and 230 milligrams sodium

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