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Healthier banana cream pie makes a quick breakfast, snack, or dessert alternative. It’s sure to satisfy that sweet tooth.

Healthier banana cream pie

Happy National Banana Cream Pie Day! I whipped up this 4 ingredient version of a healthier banana cream pie. It’s so simple and if you love bananas and yogurt then you’ll love this. It’s perfect for breakfast, snack, dessert, or whenever the moods strikes!

What is yogurt?

Yogurt is a dairy product made by fermenting milk with a yogurt culture. Some yogurts contain active, living bacteria known as probiotics, which can help keep the intestines healthy.

How is yogurt made?

First, milk is heated then cooled to the desired fermentation temperature, typical between 106-114°F. Then, bacterial cultures are added and the mixture is then left to ferment until the bacteria grows, produces lactic acid, and gels the milk proteins to produce yogurt.

Is yogurt healthy?

Yogurt is high in calcium and vitamins B6 and B12. It also contains protein, riboflavin, potassium, and magnesium. The amounts differ depending on the type. One cup of yogurt provides 49% of your daily calcium needs.

Healthier banana cream pie

Why you’ll love this recipe

  • Fun twist on breakfast or dessert
  • No baking required
  • Only 4 ingredients 
Healthier banana cream pie

Ingredients

What you’ll need to make this recipe.

How to make this recipe

1 – Add half of a 5.3-ounce container of yogurt into small glass jar. I recommend the banana flavor, but if your store doesn’t carry it, the Toasted Coconut Vanilla flavor tastes great too.

2 – Layer the yogurt with half of the sliced bananas.

3 – Add the rest of the yogurt. Then, top with the remainder of sliced bananas, lite whipped topping and crushed butter cookie. 

I used Pepperidge Farm Chessman butter cookies. They taste great and give the “pie” the crunch of a crust.

There is no baking required in this pie and it comes together in minutes!

Calories per serving (1 “pie”): 193

Yield: 1 Serving

Healthier Banana Cream Pie

banana cream pie in a mason jar on a wood background with a towel behind

Healthier banana cream pie makes a quick breakfast, snack, or dessert alternative. It's sure to satisfy that sweet tooth.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 5.3 oz Dannon Light and Fit 80-calorie yogurt, divided
  • 1/2 banana, sliced, divided
  • 2 tbsp lite whipped topping
  • 1 butter cookie, crushed, I use Chessmen Pepperidge Farm

Instructions

  1. Place half container of yogurt into small glass jar. Layer with half of sliced bananas.
  2. Add remainder of yogurt. Then top with remainder of sliced bananas, lite whipped topping and butter cookies. Enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 193Total Fat: 3gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 17mgSodium: 77mgCarbohydrates: 31gFiber: 2gSugar: 18gProtein: 13g

Nutritional information is only an estimate. The accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.

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Mahy

Wednesday 19th of February 2020

The best day ever! :-) I can't think of any dish that I didn't like that has banana in it. Excited to give this cream pie a try now!

simplylowcal

Wednesday 19th of February 2020

I hope you enjoy, Mahy. :)

Pam Greer

Wednesday 19th of February 2020

Love this lighter healthier version of banana cream pie!! Having it for dessert tonight!

simplylowcal

Wednesday 19th of February 2020

I hope you enjoy, Pam. :)

Tonje

Wednesday 19th of February 2020

Yum! What a delicious snack, I usually keep these ingredients in the house anyway and it was so easy to make. Will be making it again for sure!

simplylowcal

Wednesday 19th of February 2020

Thanks, I'm glad you enjoy. :)

Jessica

Wednesday 19th of February 2020

I love this concept! So many good things are served in jars <3 This is a great summer recipe, I'm going to save it now!

simplylowcal

Wednesday 19th of February 2020

Thanks, Jessica! :)

Roxana

Wednesday 19th of February 2020

Such a simple and easy recipe. Light and delicious too.

simplylowcal

Wednesday 19th of February 2020

Thank you! :)