My cookbook, The Secret Ingredient: Tasty Recipes With an Unusual Twist, includes more than 90 recipes for using common ingredients in unexpected combinations, like Popcorn Salad, Cola Sloppy Joes, Pork n' Bean Bread, Cheesy Chocolate Fudge and Twinkie Ice Cream Shakes. Try a few of the recipes on this blog.
Frozen Banana Salad From: The Secret Ingredient: Tasty Recipes with an Unusual Twist
Secret Ingredient: Buttermilk
1 cup granulated sugar 1 cup buttermilk 2 medium bananas, mashed 1 cup pecans, chopped 1 (8 oz.) container frozen non-dairy whipped topping, thawed
In a large bowl, blend sugar with buttermilk. Stir in mashed bananas and pecans. Gently fold in whipped topping. Pour into a shallow baking pan and freeze until firm. Remove from freezer about 15 minutes before serving. Scoop into bowls or cut into squares to serve.