Banana-Ginger Cream Tart

Banana-Ginger Cream Tart
Servings: 12 Prep 10 mins Chill 2 hrs


  • 30 gingersnap cookies (2-inch)
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 6 tablespoons (3/4 stick) butter, at room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon unflavored gelatin
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 package (3.4 ounces) instant vanilla pudding and pie filling
  • 1 package (3.4 ounces) instant banana cream pudding and pie filling
  • 2 ripe bananas, peeled, thinly sliced
  • 2 cups cold milk
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons creme de cacao
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 3 gingersnap cookies, crushed

Make It


1. In food processor, pulse cookies, sugar and ginger until cookies are finely crushed . Add butter; pulse until evenly moistened. Press mixture over bottom and up sides of 9-inch-round tart pan with removable bottom.


2. In small microwave-safe bowl, sprinkle gelatin over water. Let stand 2 minutes, until softened.

3. In large bowl, combine vanilla and banana cream pudding and pie mixes.

4. Once gelatin is softened, microwave on high power 10 seconds, stirring to dissolve gelatin.

5. Layer banana slices over bottom of tart. Add milk, 3/4 cup cream, gelatin and liqueur to pudding mixes in bowl. Beat on medium 2 minutes. Increase speed to high; beat until thickness of sour cream. Spread over bananas, mounding slightly. Refrigerate to firm, 2 hours.

To serve:

6. In small bowl, beat remaining 3/4 cup cream and 1 tablespoon sugar until firm peaks form. Spread over top, leaving about 1/2-inch border around edge. Garnish with remaining crushed cookies.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 12; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 369, Fat, total (g): 21, chol. (mg): 62, sat. fat (g): 12, carb. (g): 41, fiber (g): 1, pro. (g): 4, sodium (mg): 341, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.