Whovians, I trust you’ve seen the promo poster for the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special. If not, check it out here.
I don’t even care that the 10th Doctor has boy band hair. I’m just glad he’s back.
Now for a banana dessert.
Because bananas are good.
And remember, you should always take a banana to a party.
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
- 1 cup powdered sugar
- 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
- ½ teaspoon salt
- 2 (3.9 oz) packages banana pudding mix
- 2 ¾ cups milk
- 8oz. ricotta cheese
- ¼ cup granulated sugar
- 1 (8 oz.) tub whipped topping (such as Cool Whip)
- ¼ cup mini chocolate chips (optional)
- ½ cup macadamia nuts, roughly chopped (optional)
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
- In a large bowl add flour, butter, sugar, vanilla, and salt. Stir until combined.
- Line a 9x13x2 inch pan with parchment paper. Press dough evenly onto bottom of pan.
- Bake for 20-25 minutes.
- Let cool completely on wire rack.
- In a medium bowl, add banana pudding mix and milk. Whisk for about 2 minutes. Pour pudding mixture over crust. Put in refrigerator while making topping mixture.
- In a large bowl add ricotta cheese and sugar. Beat with hand mixer until smooth. Gently fold in whipped topping and mini chocolate chips.
- Remove pan from refrigerator and top banana mixture with ricotta mixture. Sprinkle macadamia nuts over the top.
- Refrigerate for at least 4 hours or until set