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Banoffee Pie

Wed, 12 June 2019

Banoffee Pie

 

Ingredients:

Shortbread

225g/8oz Odlums cream plain flour

200g/7oz butter or margarine, softened

50g/2oz icing sugar

1 heaped teaspoon cornflour

Toffee

1 tin condensed milk, simmered for three hours and cooled

Topping

3 bananas, sliced

1 carton creamm whipped

Grated chocolate or crushed Cadbury’s Flake

 

Method:

Shortbread

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F/180°C/Gas 4.
  2. Grease and line a loose-bottomed 23cm/9”cake tin.
  3. Sieve the flour, icing sugar and cornflour into a bowl.
  4. Rub in the butter/margarine until mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs.
  5. Press into the prepared tin and bake in preheated oven for pprox. 20 minutes until golden in colour. Leave to cool in the tin.

Toffee 

  1. Place the unopened tin of condensed milk in a saucepan covered with sufficient water to cover top of tin.
  2. Bring to the boil and then reduce to a low simmer for three hours. 
  3. Make sure the level of the water does not fall below the tin of condensed milk during simmering.
  4. Remove tin from saucepan and allow to cool. This can be done a few days in advance.

Topping

  1. Spread toffee over the cold shortbread.
  2. Gently remove from the cake tin and place on a serving plate.
  3. Arrange the sliced bananas on top of the toffee, cover with the whipped cream and decorate with grated or flaked chocolate.

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