Tropical Banana Pineapple Delight


3 ripe bananas, sliced
1 can (20 oz) crushed pineapple, drained
1 package (3.4 oz) instant vanilla pudding mix
1 cup cold milk
1 cup sour cream or Greek yogurt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup sweetened shredded coconut (optional)
Whipped cream or whipped topping, for serving
Maraschino cherries, for garnish (optional)


Prepare Ingredients: Slice the ripe bananas and drain the crushed pineapple well, pressing out excess liquid.
Make Pudding Mixture: In a mixing bowl, whisk together the instant vanilla pudding mix and cold milk until smooth and slightly thickened.
Add Sour Cream and Vanilla: Stir in the sour cream (or Greek yogurt) and vanilla extract until well combined.
Assemble Dessert: In a large serving bowl or dish, layer half of the sliced bananas and crushed pineapple. Spread half of the pudding mixture over the fruit.
Repeat Layers: Repeat the layering process with the remaining bananas, pineapple, and pudding mixture.
Top with Coconut (Optional): If desired, sprinkle sweetened shredded coconut over the top of the dessert for added flavor and texture.
Chill: Cover the dessert with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 2-3 hours, or until chilled and set.
Serve: Before serving, garnish with dollops of whipped cream or whipped topping. You can also add maraschino cherries on top for a decorative touch.
This banana pineapple dessert is cool, creamy, and bursting with tropical flavors. It’s a perfect treat for gatherings or as a refreshing dessert on a warm day. Enjoy!

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