"Dress up" your table with this easy, yet fancy looking, fruit-laden dessert!
Author: USA Pears/Pear Bureau Northwest
Serves: 12 person(s)
Preparation Time: 30 mins
2 Tbsp lemon juice
2 cup coarsely chopped strawberries
2 Tbsp almond-flavored liqueur (optional) *
2 Tbsp orange juice
2 Tbsp honey
1/2 (9-inch) angel food cake (no oil), cut into 1-inch cubes
3 cup low-fat vanilla or lemon flavored yogurt
1 cup diced fresh pineapple *
1/2 Anjou or Bosc USA pear, sliced (additional, for garnish)
3 mint sprigs (for garnish)
Layer a deep 2 to 2 1/2-quart glass bowl in the following order: 1/3 of cake cubes sprinkled with 1 tablespoon orange juice mixture, 1 cup yogurt, 1 cup pear slices, 1 cup strawberries, and 1/2 cup pineapple; repeat. Layer remaining cake, sprinkle with remaining orange juice mixture and spread 1 cup yogurt over top.
Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1 to 4 hours. Garnish with pear slices and mint just before serving. Serve cold.
1) 1/2 teaspoon almond extract may replace the almond-flavored liqueur
2) 1 cup canned pineapple (canned in natural juice), drained, may replace the fresh pineapple
Ingredient suggestions are not included in the nutritional analysis.
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