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Banana Torte

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The Gourmandize Team

Banana Torte. Discover our recipe.

Rate this recipe 3.9/5 (46 Votes)

Ingredients

  • 24 crushed graham wafers
  • 4 tbsp melted butter
  • 1/2 cup softened butter
  • 1 1/2 cups icing sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 8-10 ripe bananas
  • 500 ml whipping cream

Details

Level of difficulty Average
Cost Average budget

Preparation

Step 1

Mix graham wafers and melted butter. Press into the base of a 9x14x2" pan to form the crust, then refrigerate.

Step 2

Cream 1/2 cup butter, icing sugar, eggs and vanilla in a mixer until it resembles a frosting-like texture. Spread over graham cracker base and keep in the fridge until it sets.

Step 3

Slice bananas and layer on top of custard.

Step 4

Beat whipping cream and sweeten; add vanilla if desired. Spread (or pipe in rosettes) on top of bananas, and chill at least 4 hours.

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Try garnishing each slice with extra banana slices (fresh or carmelized), toasted coconut, or a drizzle of caramel sauce.

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Ingredients

  • 2 large water or soda bottles (empty)
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 sticks butter
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 4 tbsp cocoa powder

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Ready 2 large plastic bottles, cleaned and dried.
  3. Add 1 cup of flour to each bottle.
  4. Add 1/2 cup of sugar to each.
  5. Melt butter, then add equal halves to each bottle.
  6. Add 6 eggs, 3 in each.
  7. Add 1/2 tbsp of baking powder to each.
  8. Add 1/2 cup of heavy cream to each.
  9. Shake the bottles thoroughly until the contents are well mixed.
  10. In one of the bottles only, add the cocoa powder.
  11. Beginning with the cocoa powder mixture, add a dolop of batter to the center of a circular
  12. baking tin. Do the same with the other mixture, placing the dolop directly in the center of the previous one.
  13. Continue with alternating additions of each mixture until all batter is used and the tin is full.
  14. Place in the oven and bake for 30 minutes.
  15. Serve and enjoy!

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