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Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Snacktion: Cassandra's Banana Pudding

Posted By on Tue, Feb 3, 2009 at 2:22 PM

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Name: Banana Cream & Nilla Wafers

Brand: Cassandra's Wedding Cakes

Origin: Richmond, Ca.

Found at: Le Bayou Cajun & Creole Cafe, 3278 Adeline, Berkeley

Cost: $3.29

Ingredients: Fresh bananas, Banana Cream pudding w/wafers

Calories per serving: Not listed

Why I bought it: I always try banana pudding, and this one is wonderful creamy soothing comfort food, like valium in spoonable form. 

Tasting notes: Firm banana chunks, rich sweet pudding, Nilla wafers on the verge of dissolving into mush, and a little bit of whipped cream -- what's not to like?

Would I buy this again: I usually buy them two at a time, one for now and one for later.

What other blogs/sites thought of it: Nobody seems to have written about Cassandra's Banana Cream & Nilla Wafers, though others tout their Red Velvet cake, purchased on-site at Cassandra's Wedding Cakes at 321 23rd Street in Richmond (510 232-4616), where a phone call elicits the information that they also prepare the banana pudding in large catering sizes. Uh-oh.

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