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How To Make Banoffee Pie

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Banoffee pie is a delicious dessert that looks so fancy when it’s made and it doesn’t need to be baked. It consists of bananas and a caramel filling. Banoffee pie can be made very quickly for a dessert for guests when time is not on your side. Carnation caramel will be used in this recipe which can be bought from your local Sainsbury’s or Tesco store. But you can make your own caramel or you can make the caramel filling I wrote for millionaire’s shortbread.
What you'll need: 
250 grams crushed digestive biscuits
70 grams butter
1 tin Carnation caramel (397 grams)
3 small bananas
284 ml whipped cream
50 grams milk or dark chocolate
Flan tin
Melt the butter in a saucepan, remove from the heat and add the crushed biscuits. Mix together and transfer to flan tin, press biscuit mixture evenly into the base. Chill and set in the fridge for 25 minutes.
Take the biscuit base from the fridge and open the tin of Carnation caramel. Spread the caramel over the biscuit base and chill in the fridge for 1 hour to firm up the caramel.
Remove the pie from the fridge when you are ready to serve. Peel the bananas and slice them. Place the sliced bananas over the firm caramel filling and spread the whipped cream over the sliced bananas.
To decorate the topping you can either grate some chocolate over the cream topping or you can melt the chocolate and drizzle it over the topping. Let the chocolate cool a little before drizzling on the cream
You can now serve your banoffee pie.
As you can see banoffee pie is really easy to make and it delights guests every time. You can show off with this dessert and add some class to your dinner table without sweating over the cooker. If you make this banoffee pie for your mum on Mother’s day, she will be very happy for all the effort you made.
You can use crushed McVitie’s HobNobs biscuits for the pie base instead or mix half of each biscuit type together and follow the above instructions.
One tablespoon icing sugar can be added to the whipped cream for an even sweeter taste.
Raspberries can be added with the bananas for a change of flavour.
You can make the banoffee pie in individual glasses for a special touch for each guest.
You can place spare sliced bananas on the cream topping before you decorate with chocolate.


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