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Banana Tart with Blueberries

August 21, 2013

Caramelized Banana

I love cooking with bananas!  Frying, baking, mushing! Anything other than eating over ripe bananas raw.  I have never caramelized bananas before and I think it is a great fruit to sugar up, not just apples and pears.  I made a lovely tart for my best friend for a catch up.  I was in an extra sweet mood so added some blueberries to my easy peasy tart.

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Ingredients:

100g butter, 175g caster sugar, 2 ripe bananas, 2 chocolate flake bars, puff pastry, blueberries.

Method:

1. Over a medium heat in a small frying pan.
2. Put the sugar and butter in the frying pan.
3. While this is melting chop up the bananas.
4. Mix in the bananas.
5. When the mixture thickens add the chocolate and let it melt.
6. Remove from the heat.
7.  If the pan is not oven proof transfer to an oven proof dish.
8. Cut the pastry to the size of the pan.
9. Place over the bananas and syrup mixture.
10. Pre heat the oven to 180 degrees C.
11. Bake for 25 – 30 minutes.
12.  When the pastry has browned and puffed up.  Leave to cool before 5 minutes before serving.
13. Scatter the blueberries over the top.

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