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Banana crumble tart with chocolate sauce

Prep time 1-2 hours
Cook time 1-2 hours
Serves 4-6
Dietary Vegetarian
From Saturday Kitchen


  1. Rub flour and butter together, add icing sugar.

  2. Beat the eggs and vanilla seeds and add to mix. Bring mix together and wrap in cling film. Leave to rest in the fridge for one hour.

  3. After resting, roll out the pastry, line 20cm/8in tart ring and blind bake at 180C/360F/Gas 4 for 15-20 minutes.

  4. Slice bananas lengthways and, in a hot non-stick pan, add the sugar and butter and take to a caramel stage.

  5. Add sliced bananas, add cream and coat bananas all over. Put mix in tart case.

  6. Rub flour, castor sugar and cinnamon together and sprinkle on top.

  7. Bake for ten minutes until golden.

  8. Heat cream, take off heat and add chocolate.

  9. Mix until chocolate is melted.

  10. Slice tart and drizzle the chocolate sauce around it.


For the pastry

  • 250g/9oz plain flour
  • 100g/3½oz unsalted butter
  • 100g/3½oz icing sugar
  • 2 medium eggs
  • 1 vanilla pod - cut and split

For the crumble

  • 35g/1oz plain flour
  • 35g/1oz caster sugar
  • pinch of cinnamon

For the filling

  • 5 bananas
  • 180g/6oz butter
  • 180g/6oz sugar
  • 6 tbsp cream

For the chocolate sauce

  • 100ml/3½fl oz cream
  • 50g/1¾oz chocolate

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