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Banoffee Pie recipe

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CheshireChat Wed 21-Sep-16 16:49:53


Does anyone have a great Banoffee pie recipe please? That's what DP requested instead of a birthday cake and I've never made one.

I found this one but was wondering if you have any fabulous ones or just some tips and tricks

Hairy Bikers Banoffee pie

MumblePuppy Thu 22-Sep-16 05:37:34

Use mix of ginger nuts & hob nobs to make biscuit base. Just use a tin of carnation caramel or jar of dulce de leche for toffee sauce. Stir in a wee bit of whisky, rum or baileys to the toffee sauce or the whipped cream to make it more grown up.

maslinpan Thu 22-Sep-16 12:01:59

Ruby tandoh has a fantastic one - cardamom laced bannoffee pie, search the Guardian. It's amazing, rich, but not sickly and the cardamom works brilliantly.

ILostItInTheEarlyNineties Thu 22-Sep-16 12:08:32

I second using the Carnation tinned caramel. So much easier.

Warning: it's addictive, don't leave it lying around the house. grin

CheshireChat Thu 22-Sep-16 12:45:59

Thanks for the replies!

Oooh, I like the idea of using ginger biscuits, shame IKEA is so far away they do some amazing ones.

I've had a look at the recipe and I'm going to give it a go I think if DP doesn't mind the taste of cardamom as I love it.

Oddly, I find caramel sauces fairly easy to make so I'm not worried about that but, mash on the other hand...

ILostItInTheEarlyNineties Thu 22-Sep-16 13:46:43

Oh well, if dh doesn't like cardamom you'll have to eat it. wink

Not sure a candle will stay upright in it but maybe after a certain age, candles are not essential?
It sounds like my kind of birthday cake anyway, good luck.

maslinpan Thu 22-Sep-16 14:03:11

Go for it - Ruby's pie is a much more grown up version, the cardamom is quite subtle. Hope you both love it!

CheshireChat Thu 22-Sep-16 15:57:52


I expect at least the really light twizzler type candles will be fine and I'll just decorate around them or something.

We have to have candles as our toddler is obsessed. I have candles on during the day because of him. and we're big kids as well.

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