Sometimes you really need an easy dessert that takes minutes to prepare, no baking or any special skills, and of course is absolutely yummy! These Banoffee Dessert Pots are all of those things, and the most work you need to do is whip up some cream, open a couple of tins and slice up some bananas. Despite being simple to make, they look super impressive and if you brought these out at a dinner party you'd be sure to get some ooohs and aaahs from your friends!
How to make Banoffee Dessert Pots
In your serving glasses, layer up the crushed biscuits, then the caramel sauce. Next, add sliced bananas, then a layer of custard.
Finally top them with whipped cream, more banana slices and either grated chocolate or a crushed Flake bar.
What caramel sauce should you use?
My favourite caramel sauce to use is my Homemade Caramel Sauce, it's rich, smooth and absolutely divine! You can also easily add salt to it to make it into a salted caramel sauce. If you don't want to make your own, it's quite easy nowadays to find a good quality ready made caramel (or salted caramel) sauce in the shops or online. I have used Tesco's Finest, Bonn Maman and Carnation Caramel in the past with great results.
And they were so yummy, all the layers work so well together and the biscuits add a crunchy texture too. If you're a banoffee pie fan then you will adore these little pots of deliciousness!
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Banoffee Dessert Pots
- 100 g Digestive biscuits or ginger nut biscuits, crushed
- 250 g Caramel good quality shop bought, or homemade
- 3 Bananas
- 400 g Can of ready made custard
- 300 ml Double cream
- 1 tbsp Icing sugar
- 1 tsp Vanilla extract
- 1 tbsp Lemon juice
- Chocolate flake bar or grated milk choc
- Split the crushed digestive biscuits between the serving glasses - the glasses I used have a 250ml capacity
- Add a layer of caramel to each glass
- Then add slices of banana
- Next, add a layer of the custard
- Whip up the cream with the icing sugar and vanilla, then dollop or pipe it over the custard
- Brush the remaining slices of banana with the lemon juice so they don't go brown quickly, and push them into the cream
- Finally sprinkle with the grated chocolate, or crushed up flake bar
- Serve immediately or store in the fridge for up to 24 hours
I love banoffee pie, so your pots must taste delicious, and thay sound so easy to make!
Thank Irene, they really are super easy!
Jacqui |Recipes Made Easy
You are so mean I started a diet last week (need to lose a few pounds before Bake Off starts) and I love the look of these. Oh well pinning for later I won't be dieting forever 🙂 . Thank you for linking to #CookBlogShare
Yes save them for a treat day 😀
These Banofee Dessert Pots looks absolutely mouthwatering. What a stunner recipe! Love the idea of using banana. Thank you for sharing such a lovely recipe at Fiesta Friday. I'm sure everyone there will love it.
Thank you Debanita!
What fun! And easier than making a pie!
So much easier but still all the yummy flavours!
Absolutely delicious! Can they be frozen?
Hi Marc, sorry unfortunately they are not suitable for freezing.