Banana Cranberry Dessert

Prepare this dessert and offer friends and family something unexpectedly delicious this year.

[ingredients-list title=”Ingredients” serving_size=””]
[ingredients-left]

  • 2 cups crushed vanilla wafers (about 44 wafers), divided
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 6 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup chopped pecans

[/ingredients-left]
[ingredients-right]

  • 1 to 2 medium firm bananas, sliced and quartered
  • 2 cups chopped fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar

[/ingredients-right]
[/ingredients-list]

[step-list-wrapper title=”How to make it” time=””]
[step-item number=”1″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Sprinkle 1 cup wafer crumbs in an 8-in. square dish coated with nonstick cooking spray. In a bowl, combine the milk, lemon juice and vanilla. Pour over crumbs and spread to cover. Sprinkle with pecans. [/step-item]

[step-item number=”2″ image_url=”” title=”” ]In another bowl, combine the bananas, cranberries and sugar. Spread over pecans. In a large mixing bowl, beat the cream until it begins to thicken. Add confectioners’ sugar; beat until stiff peaks form. Spread over fruit layer. Sprinkle with remaining wafer crumbs. Refrigerate until chilled. [/step-item]

[/step-list-wrapper]

Popular Videos

Originally Published in Reader's Digest