Baked banana split

Baked banana split
  • Serves icon Serves 6
  • Time icon 10 minutes

You can cook this quick banana dessert recipe over a bonfire, barbecue or on the hob – best served with lots of ice cream.

Nutrition: per serving

Calories
530kcals
Fat
26.8g (13.2g saturated)
Protein
6.8g
Carbohydrates
69.8g (66.4g sugars)
Fibre
3.7g
Salt
0.2g
Calories
530kcals
Fat
26.8g (13.2g saturated)
Protein
6.8g
Carbohydrates
69.8g (66.4g sugars)
Fibre
3.7g
Salt
0.2g

Ingredients

  • 6 large ripe bananas
  • 200g dark chocolate
  • 2 tbsp golden syrup
  • 2 tbsp soft light brown sugar
  • Knob of butter
  • 1 tbsp double cream
  • 6 scoops vanilla ice cream
  • 50g hazelnuts or pecans, chopped

Method

  1. Put the bananas, unpeeled, on a wire rack over the fire (or in a frying pan) and cook for 5-10 minutes, turning occasionally, until the skins are black.
  2. Melt the chocolate, syrup, sugar, butter and cream together in a small saucepan to make a shiny sauce, then set aside.
  3. Once the bananas are cooked, allow to cool for a few minutes, then put on serving plates, split open the skins and add a generous dollop of chocolate sauce and a scoop of vanilla ice cream. Sprinkle with the chopped nuts to serve.

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