I love bananas. I love Toffee. I LOVE cream. I absolutely ADORE Banoffee Pie, however I find that if I make a big dish of it I will scoff it all up. There’s just something so moreish about the silky bananas and the velvety slightly chewy salted toffee (yes, salted… believe me, it adds a whole new dimension to the dessert) … and the cream… CHRIST, I’m salivating just thinking about it.  More than that, the flavour combination when you add a wee bit of chocolate is just something to die for, I have absolutely no idea why, but it transports me to my childhood with every single bite. What’s more, Jasper loves it too and the glee in his eyes when he has a spoonful… it really brings a big shiny happy ray of sunshine into our home whenever I make it.

I made these little Banoffee Puddings last minute on Sunday evening. Kayne’s parents popped by to see the kids and they ended up staying for dinner. So, that gave me all the excuse I needed to make this, I already had all the ingredients I needed – the toffee was just waiting to be used! What I love about this is that it doesn’t take yonks and you can even make them ahead and leave them to chill in the fridge until you need them. You can also use whatever biccies you have laying around. I used some butter oaties, I think I got them form Aldi, however, you canyou whatever biscuits you like… cookies, shortbread…digestives, etc…

Now, getting a bit more technical here… In the video you can see me adding lemon juice to the bananas and the cream. Firstly, I add lemon juice to the freshly chopped banana to stop it from going that horrid brown colour and mushy. Secondly, I add the lemon juice to the cream because it helps it thicken quicker and I find that the zingy freshness from the lemon juice really cuts through the potential sickliness of the toffee! So there you go… I think I actually learnt that from Nigella… or one of those cooks… maybe the Hairy Bikers? Not very sure where from, but that’s where I got those tips. I think it may also have been from the Barefoot Contessa (Ina Garten). I’m pretty sure it was on one of those cooking shows, I just love watching them – especially on rainy days. I love food so much! So so much!

I really do hope you guys try this out. You can get my recipe for my delectable salted toffee sauce here. You can also use store bought, but you haven’t lived till you’ve tried a decent homemade toffee. TRUST me. Try it. You will love it!

Banoffee Pavê/ Pudding
Serves 4
A decadent banoffee pudding to brighten up any home any day!
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Prep Time
10 min
Total Time
15 min
Prep Time
10 min
Total Time
15 min
1125 calories
122 g
113 g
66 g
18 g
29 g
429 g
1200 g
19 g
0 g
33 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
429g
Servings
4
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1125
Calories from Fat 583
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 66g
101%
Saturated Fat 29g
145%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 10g
Monounsaturated Fat 23g
Cholesterol 113mg
38%
Sodium 1200mg
50%
Total Carbohydrates 122g
41%
Dietary Fiber 7g
29%
Sugars 19g
Protein 18g
Vitamin A
26%
Vitamin C
37%
Calcium
54%
Iron
36%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. 4 Bananas
  2. 1 Lemon
  3. 8Tbsp Salted Toffee Sauce
  4. 300ml Double Cream
  5. 8 Oat Biscuits
  6. 3Tbsp Butter
  7. 1Tbsp Cocoa Powder
Instructions
  1. Blitz the biscuits with the softened butter in a food processor until you get a nice coarse sand consistensy
  2. Chop the bananas and add the juice of half a lemon
  3. Whip the cream with the remainder lemon juice
  4. Now, start with a layer of the biscuit, then a tbsp of banana, add a layer off the toffee and a layer of cream.
  5. Repeat the process once more.
  6. Finish off with a generous dusting of cocoa.
Notes
  1. You can swap the cocoa for grated chocolate or store bought chocolate curls. Milk and white chocolate will add more sweetness, whereas dark chocolate will replace the cocoa bitterness.
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calories
1125
fat
66g
protein
18g
carbs
122g
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Marta Aguiar
Written by Marta Aguiar
I'm a mid twenties mummy living in North London, a graduate in English literature and creative writing from the university of Aberyswyth in Wales. I love to bake, cook, read and watch films, and love spending time with my little toddler, Jasper, and our new addition, Mylo. I blog about our family life and my general interests, with the odd guest blog from my partner, Kayne.