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Banana-maple towers

Banana-maple towers

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Prep: 25 mins Cook: 35 mins

Easy

Serves 4
A smart, low fat dessert to impress your guests

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal265
  • fat6g
  • saturates3g
  • carbs48g
  • sugars7g
  • fibre1g
  • protein8g
  • salt0.47g
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Ingredients

  • ½ tsp butter

    Butter

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    Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

  • 1 large banana

    Banana

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  • 2 medium egg

    Egg

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  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 50g fresh breadcrumb
  • 25g golden caster sugar
  • 300ml/½ pt semi-skimmed milk
  • 50g sultana
  • 4 tbsp maple syrup
  • 4 tsp reduced fat crème fraîche
  • grated nutmeg, optional

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Method

  1. Preheat the oven to fan 180C/conventional 200C/gas 6 and grease four 150ml dariole moulds or heatproof teacups with the butter – this will help you turn out the puddings and add a touch more flavour.

  2. Mash the banana in a mixing bowl, using a fork. Beat in the eggs and vanilla extract, then stir in the breadcrumbs, sugar, milk and sultanas.

  3. Spoon the mixture evenly into the moulds or teacups. Arrange them in a small roasting dish, and then pour in enough hot water to reach about halfway up their sides.

  4. Bake uncovered, for 35 minutes, until set. Cool for a few moments, then turn out onto small serving plates. Drizzle a tablespoon of maple syrup over each pudding, then finish with a teaspoon of crème fraîche and a sprinkle of freshly grated nutmeg, if you like.

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Comments (4)

NatashaJL's picture

I specifically made an account so that I could comment on this recipe. Very disappointing. Texture was gelatinous (not in a good way), it took far longer than the time stated and didn't taste of anything in particular. Quite frankly a waste of time and money! Would not recommend.

willow_tree's picture

Positives: low-fat and very quick to make (I just blitzed all the ingredients in a food processor).

Negatives: appearance and texture very disappointing. The mashed banana made it grey, rather than the golden brown shown in the photo above. Too much milk also - I baked them for 35 mins per the recipe, but they came out soggy and dense in the middle. I would definitely *not* recommend this for a dinner party, as the recipe suggests!

windylindy123's picture
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Very underwhelming. It looked flacid and tasted...ok... Although I suppose at least it's low fat and quick if you need a pudding fix! ;o)

naomibrook21's picture
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I did this as a whole pudding as i didnt have any individual ones. It was still very tastey and i would definitely make it again.

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