Tasty Treats Thursdays: Italian Christmas Cream

Italian Christmas Cream

This colorful traditional-style chilled creamy Italian Christmas Cream mold is packed with bananas, grapes, Maraschino cherries and chopped walnuts. Great for the holidays or any entertaining year-round.

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Serves: 8

2 firm bananas, peeled and sliced
2 cups sliced seedless green grapes
2 cups (16 ounces) sour cream
1 cup coarsely chopped Maraschino cherries
1 cup coarsely chopped walnuts
1/2 cup sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons grated fresh lemon peel

Prep Day: Combine all ingredients in a large bowl; mix well. Coat a mold or Bundt pan with cooking spray; pour mixture into prepared casserole dish. Freeze 8 hours or overnight.

Serve Day: When ready to serve, let stand at room temperature 15 to 20 minutes.

Notes: If you like, you can unmold this onto a serving platter. Garnish with whipped cream and extra cherries.

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