Banoffee Pie

Ingredients

1 cup ground almonds, lightly toasted
2/3 cup sugar
1 zest of one lemon
3/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1 dsh ground cloves
2/3 cup unsalted butter, cut into pieces and chilled
1 whl egg
1 tablespoon brandy
Filling
3 tablespoons brown sugar
2 tablespoons whipping cream
1 tablespoon rum
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
Topping
2 tablespoons sugar

Preparation

1
Chocolate shavings or cocoa powder, for garnish
2
Blend together almonds, flour, sugar, zest and spices. Cut in butter until the texture of coarse meal.
3
Stir together yolk, egg and brandy and blend into dough until it just comes together. Shape dough into a disc, wrap and chill for 2 hours.
4
Preheat oven to 350.On a lightly floured surface, roll out dough to just greater than 1/4-inch thick.
5
Line a 10-inch tart shell with pastry, trim edges and chill 15 minutes.
6
Dock pastry with a fork and bake for 20 minutes, until golden brown around the edges.
7
Filling:Slice bananas and arrange in bottom of tart shell.
8
Stir together condensed milk and brown sugar in a heavy-bottomed sauce pot.
9
Have ready remaining ingredients. Whisking constantly over medium heat, cook condensed milk until it thickens, about 8-10 minutes. Remove from heat and whisk in whipping cream, rum, vanilla and butter.
10
Pour over bananas in tart and spread evenly. Chill for 30 minutes.
11
Topping:Whip whipping cream with sugar to soft peaks.
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To Assemble:Spread whipped cream topping on top of tart. Sprinkle with chocolate shavings or a dusting of cocoa powder for garnish if you wish.
13
The combination of banana and toffee can be extremely addictive. I don't think I?ve seen anyone eat just one slice!

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Yield:

1.0 servings

Added:

Saturday, December 12, 2009 - 2:56am

Creator:

Anonymous

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