No cooking is involved and we donï¿½t even ask you to make the caramel sauce as Carnation now sell it straight off the shelf, ideal for baking and desserts.
There should be some warning on the can not to be tempted to lick off the spoon because once you have the taste it is addictive and you will quickly discover you have eaten the whole can-ful!
Preparation takes about one hour and it is best to serve as soon as possible and certainly not to leave it more than 24 hours before it is eaten as the bananas may go black.
Our recipe will serve about 8 people so is a great dessert to make if you are expecting friends.
Bananas are full of carbohydrates making them a great source of energy for children and the reason many athletes eat them in abundance.
Put the digestive biscuits into a small plastic bag such as a freezer bag.
Take a rolling pin and crush the biscuits inside the bag.
Melt the butter and mix with the crushed biscuits.
Press into the cake tin so that it forms a base and sides such as in a pie.
Leave in the refrigerator to cool.
Once the base is cool and firm, pour the carnation caramel into the base.
Slice one of the bananas and place on top of the caramel.
Whip the cream until it forms peaks.
Slice the remaining bananas into small pieces and fold into the cream.
Spoon the cream mix over the caramel and bananas.
Sprinkle grated chocolate over the top.
Leave to cool in the refrigerator for 30 - 60 minutes and serve immediately.
Ice cream is perfect to serve alongside your pie.
Banoffee pie recipe does not keep for long as the bananas may go black and, although still edible, will not look very attractive.
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