Skinny Mini Desserts – Banana Pudding

INGREDIENTS

10 whole almonds
2 tablespoons cornstarch
Dash of Kosher or sea salt
3 tablespoons coconut palm sugar
1 egg yolk, slightly beaten
3/4 cup milk, 1 or 2% is recommended, (optional canned lite coconut milk)
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
2 bananas, thinly sliced
6 (4 ounce) dessert dishes

DIRECTIONS

Preheat oven to 325 degrees f. Roast almonds 12 minutes and allow to cool while preparing pudding. After cooled, mince almonds in a food processor or use a knife.
In a saucepan, combine cornstarch, salt and sugar. Add egg yolk to dry ingredients. Gradually stir in milk and continue stirring until well combined. Turn to medium heat and cook while stirring constantly. Continue cooking until a pudding like consistency.
Remove from heat, stir in vanilla. While still warm, alternate pudding with bananas in dessert dishes. Sprinkle minced almonds on top of pudding. Top with whipped topping if desired.

NUTRITION TIPS

Yields: 6
Serving Size: 3.2 ounces
Calories: 102
Total Fat: 2 g
Saturated Fat: 1 g
Trans Fat: 0 g
Cholesterol: 37
Carbohydrates: 19 g
Sodium: 24 mg
Dietary Fiber: 1 g
Sugars: 14 g
Protein: 2 g
SmartPoints value : 5