APRIL FOOLS: Faux Lasagna

Melanie Campbell

By
@RossCampbell

My son when he was 3 thought this was dinner. He got mad at me when I took it away from him.

When I got married, I played the joke on my husband. He told me that I forgot to cook dinner and I started laughing.


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Rating:

Serves:

4

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients

LASAGNA

1 box
instant vanilla pudding
1
loaf of pound cake
40
vanilla wafers

TOMATO SAUCE

3/4 c
strawberry jam
5
crushed oreo cookies

CHEESE

3/4 c
ricotta cheese
2 tsp
sugar

FRUIT

2
bananas

MISC

shaved white chocolate
mint, dried

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Make a box of instant vanilla pudding.
2
Cut a loaf of pound cake into 1/4-inch-thick slices. Arrange half of the slices in a 7-by-11-inch baking dish, then press 20 vanilla wafers into the cake.
3
Make fake tomato sauce: Mix 3/4 cup strawberry jam with 5 crushed Oreo cookies and dollop half of the mixture over the wafers.
4
Sweeten 3/4 cup ricotta cheese with 2 teaspoons sugar; dollop half over the jam.
5
Top with 1 sliced banana and half of the pudding. Repeat with the remaining cake, 20 more wafers, the remaining jam and ricotta mixtures, another sliced banana and the remaining pudding.
6
Top with shaved white chocolate, crushed vanilla wafers and mint; chill.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Non-Edible or Other
Regional Style: English
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy