We still have a crazy amount the salted spiced rum caramel that I used for the apple bars. So I have to either freeze it or use it. The kids would of course vote to use it up as quickly as possible then have me make more. 🙂
While watching an old season of Top Chef last week I saw that one of the chefs did a dessert that had roasted bananas. I was sucked in with my iPad so I was playing games at the time and didn’t really get what they made but the roasted bananas stuck with me.
I don’t eat bananas because of the texture. It makes me gag but I like the flavour of bananas in things such as banana bread. My family likes bananas so I thought it would be fun to try something new.
This dessert was super easy because the caramel was already made. Preheat the oven to 350F/175C.
Slice the bananas and brush with peanut oil and top with brown sugar.
While these are roasting heat up the caramel and melt some chocolate. When the bananas have softened and the brown sugar has caramelised a bit remove from the oven. Drizzle caramel on the dish and place the bananas on top. Drizzle the chocolate and some more caramel over the bananas. Sprinkle chopped peanuts and top with whipped cream.
This was a huge hit with the kids. And then I put them over the top by giving them some more caramel straight up. I loved the flavour but I can’t get round the texture of the banana. Sigh.
Gorgeous 🙂 as I love bananas I’m onto a winner with this
Hard to go wrong with caramel and chocolate
If your kids didn’t shower you with praise after this dessert, let me talk to them. It sounds fantastic and it looks even better.
They would have showered me with praise if they could talk round the caramel. 🙂