Banoffee pie with a fork and knife alongside

Easy banoffee pie

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(6 ratings)

Prep: 25 mins plus chilling

Easy

Serves 8-10

Treat loved ones to a banoffee pie for dessert featuring a classic biscuit base, oozy caramel, bananas, cream and chocolate. Who could resist?

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: Per serving (10)

  • kcal518
  • fat36g
  • saturates21g
  • carbs43g
  • sugars29g
  • fibre1g
  • protein5g
  • salt0.7g
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Ingredients

  • 225g digestive biscuits
  • 150g butter, melted
    Butter

    Butter

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    Butter is a dairy product made from separating whole milk or cream into fat and…

  • 397g can caramel or 400g dulce de leche
    Caramel

    Caramel

    ca-ra-mel

    This is white, granulated sugar melted until it browns, after which it sets clear and hard when…

  • 3 small bananas, sliced
    Banana

    Banana

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    Probably the best known, most popular tropical fruit, their name probably derives from the…

  • 300ml double cream
  • 1 tbsp icing sugar
  • 1 square dark chocolate (optional)

    Chocolate ganache

    gan-ash

    Chocolate ganache is a combination of chocolate and double cream. It's simple to…

Method

  1. Crush the digestive biscuits, either by hand using a wooden spoon, or in a food processor, until you get fine crumbs, tip into a bowl. Mix the crushed biscuits with the melted butter until fully combined. Tip the mixture into a 23cm loose bottomed fluted tart tin and cover the tin, including the sides, with the biscuit in an even layer. Push down with the back of a spoon to smooth the surface and chill for 1 hr, or overnight. 

  2. Beat the caramel to loosen and spoon it over the bottom of the biscuit base. Spread it out evenly using the back of a spoon or palette knife. Gently push the chopped banana into the top of the caramel until the base is covered. Put in the fridge.

  3. Whip the cream with the icing sugar until billowy and thick. Take the pie out of the fridge and spoon the whipped cream on top of the bananas. Grate the dark chocolate over the cream, if you like, and serve.

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