Bananas and Caramel Meet in a Pie Plate
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Banoffee pie, a British dessert named for the toffee and bananas that flavor it, is a rich confection that layers caramel (generally dulce de leche made from sweetened condensed milk), sliced bananas, and whipped cream in a pie shell.
Banoffee pie, says Harters, is believed to have been invented at the Hungry Monk restaurant in East Sussex by its chef, Ian Dowding, in the early 1970s. Here's his recipe.
Rubee used this banoffee recipe from Gourmet magazine, with delicious results. roxlet has enjoyed a version that uses a crumb crust made from digestive biscuits.
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