Banoffee trifles

  • Serves 6
  • Ready in 20 min
  • Easy
It only takes a little creativity to make this professional-looking dessert. As it uses a ready-made banana loaf, it's ready in double quick time

Nutritional info per serving


  • Calories595kcals
  • Fat27.6g (11.1g saturated)
  • Protein4.9g
  • Carbohydrates53.7g (42.7g sugar)
  • Fibre2.8g
  • Salt0.5g

3 / 5 rating (1 vote)

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  • 1 425g ready made banana loaf
  • 200ml dark spiced rum
  • 6 tbsp dulce de leche (thick caramel sauce)
  • 3 ripe bananas
  • knob of butter
  • sprinkling light muscovado sugar
  • 6 tbsp double cream
  • a little grated dark chocolate
  • a few toasted chopped hazelnuts


  1. Slice a 425g banana loaf into 6 pieces, then soak in 200ml dark spiced rum (such as Captain Morgan). Cut each slice into thirds and divide among 6 glass tumblers. Add a generous spoonful of dulce de leche (thick caramel sauce) to each.
  2. Peel 3 ripe bananas. Slice them lengthways, then in half. Heat a knob of butter in a frying pan over a high heat. Sprinkle the 12 banana pieces with light muscovado sugar and fry, turning, until ?lightly caramelised.
  3. Top the trifles with the caramelised banana pieces and finish with a spoonful of lightly whipped double cream, a little grated dark chocolate and a few toasted chopped hazelnuts.

From May 2012

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