Banana shortcake

Do you have a couple of overripe bananas? Hide them inside this decadent banana shortcake. No added sugar!

Sugar-free Shortcake
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 4 T Kidsweet™
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 8 T of butter melted
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 4 T milk
  • mix the powdered ingredients
  • add melted butter and stir
  • add eggs and vanilla and stir
  • add milk and stir
  • spray a wide mug or other microwave-safe round container
  • cook 1/3 of the mixture at a time in the mug for about 1 min 30 sec
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Vanilla Custard
  • 2 C milk
  • 2 Tbsp cornstarch
  • 1/6 C Kidsweet™
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 /12 tsp vanilla extract
  • heat the milk & Kidsweet™
  • whisk in the cornstarch and stir milk opccasionally
  • beat the two eggs
  • when the milk starts to bubble, add 2T at a time (6 T total) of the heated milk into the beaten eggs and whisk rapidly
  • pour the hot egg mixture into the bubbling (not boiling) milk, whisking continuously
  • keep heating until the custard thickens, then remove from heat and chill
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Whipped Cream
Delicious whipped cream, without the sugar
  • 7 oz heavy cream
  • 1 T Kidsweet™ or 2T if you want really sweet whipped cream
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • whip until somewhat stiff peaks form
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  • slice each shortcake into two or three round slices
  • when custard has cooled a bit, layer shortcake, some custard, and thin slices of very ripe bananas
  • put in refrigerator to cool

Variation: for the banana, you can substitute strawberries, blackberries, blueberries or any combination of fruit you want


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