Banana fruit boat sundae

Banana Boat1


Summer and refreshing deserts pair up perfectly! There is nothing like a sundae after the end of a fun summer day.

Usually the sundaes are filled with icecream, fruit sugary sauces. However, my recreation of the banana boat sundae still has the flavor but cuts out the unnecessary sugar, fat and calories for a deliciously healthy treat.

  • Serves-1
  • Preparation time – 10 minutes


  • Banana-1
  • Finely diced pineapple-1/4cup
  • Finely diced-strawberries-1/4 cup
  • Finely diced apple-1/8cup
  • finely diced mango-1/2cup
  • Lemon juice-1-2 tsp

 For yogurt topping:

  • Low fat Greek yogurt-1/2cup
  • Honey/maple syrup-1-2tbsp (adjust as per the sweet desired)
  • Vanilla extract-2tsp

 For serving: (optional)

  • Roughly chopped mixed nuts (almonds, walnuts, pistachio, pecan nuts)
  • Chocolate sauce/berry sauce can be used.


  • Cut the banana lengthwise into two halves. Place along the outside of a boat shaped dish or any dish/plate will do.

Bowl 1:

  • In a small bowl combine pineapple, strawberries, mango, apple, lemon juice and mix well.

Bowl 2:

  • In other small bowl combine yogurt, vanilla essence, honey and mix well.


For arranging:

  • In a dish where banana is placed, put the fruit mixture in between two halves on the bottom of the banana boat.
  • Then put 1 or 2 spoons of yogurt mixture on top of fruit layer.
  • Finally top with chopped nuts and drizzle some chocolate or berry sauce if desired and serve immediately.

Banana Boat5

Grab a spoon and dig in. Enjoy!

Banana Boat3


  • Honey or maple syrup can be replaced with sugar/stevia or any sweetener of choice
  • Combination of fruits can be personalised as per the taste
  • For more thicker version of yogurt I used hung curd (Where Yogurt is tied in a cloth and hung for sometime until water drips away) so it was easy to scoop like an ice cream

About Chitra Jagadish

My passion for Cooking & love to explore healthy recipes. This blog is a result from it and am here to share 'Recipes for Healthy living'...Its all about 'FOOD and HEALTH'

Posted on July 10, 2015, in Dessert, Indian, International, Sweets and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 33 Comments.

  1. Reblogged this on Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog and commented:

    You didn’t think I miss reblogging this Chitra?
    Apes love fruit 😄😄😄


  2. This blog is the best of both worlds… 😋😋😋

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  3. What a beautiful and tasty dessert, perfect for summer, Chitra! It seems like the flavors of the fruit would be so intense and fresh. Very creative and healthy yet delicious!

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  4. This is an adorable treat and definitely company worthy! I love all of the fruit you combined.

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  5. Perfect I was just fancying a nice sundae type snack but I like to eat healthy!

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  6. Really tasty-looking healthy banana sunday! Great idea! I’m inspired to make one now. Thanks for sharing Chitra! 🙂

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  7. Wow amazing dessert! 🙂

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  8. freshhh ! 🙂

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  9. Reblogged this on Chef Ceaser.


  10. You outdid yourself here 🙂

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  11. Great idea – I don’t think I would miss the ice cream or yogurt 🙂

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  12. I was thinking of a yogurt/ice cream blend I like – not the topping 🙂

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