Ripe banana is one fruit,which can be
transformed into a delicious treat!
Cakes,muffins,bread,desserts,and many more
to list .
I have posted many recipes with bananas,and
today’s recipe is my innovation .My previous
posts of banana meringue pie,had sponge cake
This recipe ,is with a chocolate-biscuit crust ,
caramelised bananas added to the custard,and
of course the meringue to top.
For the crust
1/2 cup crushed biscuits
100 -150 gm dark chocolate
1 tsp butter
3-4 tbsp cream
•Melt chocolate,butter,cream in a double boiler.
•Add to crushed biscuits,mix well,and press on
•Keep in fridge till you prepare the custard .
For the banana cream
3-4 big bananas/7-8 small bananas
100 ml cream
1 cup milk
2 heaped tbsp cornflour
1 tbsp butter
1/2 -3/4 cup brown sugar
1/4 tsp lime juice
1/2 tsp banana essence
•Add butter and sugar in a thick bottomed pan,
and allow to caramelise or till sugar dissolves.
•Add lime juice,bananas and cook for 2 minutes
and set aside.
•Now mix, milk, cream, cornflour in another
bowl and cook till slightly thick.
• Mash the bananas lightly,and reserve a little
potion to add later.
•Add the rest of the bananas into the custard
and mix well.Add in the essence.
•Remove the crust from the fridge,and add the
reserved bananas,and pour over the banana
For the meringue
3 egg whites
1/4 tsp cream of tartar or 1/2 tsp vinegar/ lime
2-3 tbsp powdered sugar
1 tbsp cornflour
1/2 cup ground almonds
1/2 tsp vanilla essence / banana essence
•Beat whites stiff with cream of tartar.
•Mix the cornflour and almond powder well ,
and fold into the egg whites.
• Pipe swirls,or just transfer this mix onto the
•Bake in a preheated 200C oven for 10-15
minutes,till the meringue is golden brown.
•Allow the pie to rest in the oven (with door
slightly open) for some time and serve !
•This dessert could be served warm or cold .
•No adornment is needed.If preferred chocolate
sauce or caramel sauce may be served with .
You could flambé this dessert with brandy too😀