Recipe

Low-fat pineapple chai fool

This low-fat dessert combines sweet, tropical pineapple with chai tea spices to create a flavour-packed dessert you won't feel guilty about eating every day. Try serving with creamy yoghurt for a brilliant sweet-treat.

  • 15 mins preparation
  • 5 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Ingredients

Pineapple chai fool
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup caster sugar
  • 1/4 pineapple, peeled, cored, thinly sliced
  • 2 chai tea bags
  • 2 x 150g tubs vanilla fruche yoghurt
  • 1 cup low fat custard
  • 8 sponge fingers, broken
  • 1 tablespoon sliced pistachios, to serve

Method

Pineapple chai fool
  • 1
    In a small saucepan combine water and sugar. Stir over low heat until sugar dissolves. Add pineapple and tea bags. Simmer 2-3 minutes until pineapple is tender, but still holds its shape. Cool, then then discard tea bags.
  • 2
    Drain pineapple over a bowl, retaining syrup.
  • 3
    In a bowl fold yoghurt and custard together. Dip biscuits into syrup. Layer into a serving glass with yoghurt mixture, and most of the pineapple (see tip).
  • 4
    Serve chilled topped with remaining pineapple and pistachios.

Notes

For ease, simply fold all ingredients together in a large bowl, spoon into serving glasses and sprinkle with pistachio and mint to serve.

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