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Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Danish Junket Dessert

Today is recipe Tuesday again.  Today I am sharing a recipe that I have made for the past forty years.  It is a favorite of the family.  It uses Danish Junket Pudding.  I like the Raspberry flavor because as I have said before, I don't really like the fake strawberry flavor in things.  For those not familiar with it, it can be found in most grocery stores.  I buy it in bulk at our local Mennonite store.




Danish Junket Dessert


Crust:

1 Cup Flour
1 Cup Butter
1/4 Cup Brown Sugar
1/4 Teaspoon Salt

Mix together like pie crust and pat into a 9 x 13 pan.

Bake at 375 degrees for 12 minutes.

Cooled crust.
Let the crust cool completely.

Then put 2 packages of Raspberry Danish dessert ( or 1 cup of powdered mix) into 3 1/2 cups of cold water.  Mix together and bring to a boil.  Boil for 1 minute and let cool completely. Then stir in two or three cups of sliced Strawberries.  You can use frozen berries that have thawed.  Drain them well and use the liquid for part of the liquid needed to cook the pudding.

Next take one 8 oz. package of cream cheese, 1/2 cup of Powdered Sugar and 2 Tablespoons of Milk.  Mix it all together until smooth.  Spread this over the cooled crust.

Then slice 2 or 3 bananas and place in a single layer over the cream cheese mixture.

Crust topped with cream cheese mixture and bananas.

When that is finished top off with the sliced strawberries and cooled pudding mixture. 

Layer of junket pudding and sliced strawberries.

Put it in the refrigerator until it has set.  Sometimes it takes quite a while.  I like to make it and let it set overnight.  When it is set, then top with Cool Whip.  Mine isn't quite set so I can't show the final product, so just picture cool whip over the whole thing.  This makes a nice summer dessert.