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Banana Cream   Veg  CD  DP    15mins  plus chilling

Serves 4       Cold Vegetarian  Fruit  Alcohol Desserts puddings   Gluten Wheat Free




150ml/5 fl.oz. Double Cream

45ml/ 1 1/2 fl.oz. Milk

50g/2oz Caster Sugar

1 Egg Yolk

3 Bananas

2 tbsp Lemon Juice

2 tbsp Grand Marnier

1 Large Banana for decoration

4 Sprigs of Mint for decoration





1. Put 25g/1oz of the caster sugar and the egg yolks in a bowl over a pan of hot water and whisk until thick. Remove from the heat and set aside to cool.


2. Peel 2 of the the bananas, place in a bowl, add the lemon juice and mash. Stir in the remaining caster sugar and the Grand Marnier, mix well then add to the egg yolk mixture.


3. In a separate bowl, whip the cream, gradually adding the milk, until thick. Fold into the banana mixture.


4. Spoon into individual dishes, cover with clingfilm and chill for at least 2 hours.


5. To serve - decorate with a sprig of mint and slices of banana which have been dipped in lemon juice to prevent discolouration.


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