Banana and walnut bread with caramelised bananas and cream Recipe

An indulgent banana and walnut bread topped with caramelised fried bananas and a dollop of clotted cream.

  • Preparation
    10mins
  • Cooking time
    1hr
  • Rest time
    5mins
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Ingredients
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  • For the cake(s)
  • Walnut piece(s) : 100 g
  • Banana(s) : 4 whole
  • Brown sugar : 125 g
  • Plain flour : 100 g
  • Unsalted butter : 125 g
  • Bicarbonate of soda : 5 g
  • Baking powder : 5 g
  • Whole egg(s) : 2 whole
  • For the fruit
  • Banana(s) : 3 whole
  • Caster sugar : 50 g
  • Unsalted butter : 30 g
  • For the cream
  • Clotted cream : 0 g
Method
  • 1. FOR THE CAKE(S)

    Mash the ripe bananas and mix with the walnuts. Cream the butter and sugar together and beat the eggs in one by one. Fold in the dry ingredients and then the bananas and walnuts.

    Bake at 180'C for 1 hour in a loaf tin.
    Turn out and slice.
    Alternatively, bake in muffin moulds for 25-30 minutes, until an inserted skewer comes out clean.

  • 2. FOR THE FRUIT

    Slice the remaining bananas into long angled discs. Caramelise the sugar in a pan, add the butter and bananas and cook until golden and sticky.

  • 3. FOR THE CREAM

    Shape into neat quenelles and place on top of the sliced banana bread with the sticky fried bananas.

Chef's tip

«Add some variety to this dish by adding any nuts of spices of your choice. If you wish, green bananas in the garnish will give a firmer texture when sauteed.»