CHOCO-BANANA MERINGUE PIE


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

layers.

This recipe ,is with a chocolate-biscuit crust ,

caramelised bananas added to the custard,and

of course the meringue to top.

Awesome taste!

INGREDIENTS

For the crust

1/2 cup crushed biscuits

100 -150 gm dark chocolate

1 tsp butter

3-4 tbsp cream

Method

•Melt chocolate,butter,cream in a double boiler.

•Add to crushed biscuits,mix well,and press on

pie dish.

•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

Method

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

cream .

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

Method

•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

custard .

•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😀

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