Monday, June 1, 2020

Brûléed Peanut Butter Banana Pie

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For the crust

  • 6
    vanilla wafers*

  • iv
    unsalted butter, melted

  • pinch of salt

For the pie

  • 5
    big ripe bananas, non overripe (slightly spotty is ok)

  • i/three
    sweetened condensed milk

  • ane/three
    loving cup
    creamy peanut butter (non the drippy sort)

  • ane
    vanilla extract

  • one/4

  • one/four
    common salt

  • i 1/four
    heavy cream, common cold

  • three
    coarse raw saccharide*


  1. Begin past making the crust. Preheat oven to 350℉. Add cookies to a nutrient processor too pulse until finely earth. Add the melted butter in addition to a pinch of table salt together with pulse until moistened as well as combined. Press mixture into a nine'' springform pan, pressing firmly (it should go upwards the sides virtually i/four-one/2'' also. Bake until crust is gilded chocolate-brown on the edges, nigh ten-12 minutes. Cool crust completely on a cooling rack earlier filling.

  2. To brand the filling, squelch three of the bananas inward a big mixing bowl. Add the condesnsed milk, peanut butter, vanilla, cinnamon, together with salt, too whisk to combine. Set aside.

  3. Add the heavy cream to a sort out bowl or stand mixer, as well as crush alongside electric beaters or the whisk attachment until strong peaks course, most 3 minutes. Using a safety spatula, gently crease the whipped cream mixture into the banana mixture until simply combined. Pour mixture into crust, as well as shine out the meridian amongst a spatula. Cover alongside plastic roll as well as freeze for at to the lowest degree 12 hours, or overnight.

  4. *If you lot're using the broiler to brulee the peak, 2 hours earlier you're fix to serve, take the pie from the freezer. Preheat broiler to high and place the highest rack inward the upper tertiary of the oven. Slice the bananas one/four-i/two'' thick as well as put the slices over the tiptop. Sprinkle alongside the coarse carbohydrate. Place nether the broiler for four-five minutes, or until bananas are gold dark-brown too caramelized. Let pan cool for a few minutes, and then place back into the freezer to re-freeze for at least ii hours (the pie probably got unloosen too melted a bit patch it was inward the oven). Remove from springform pan, slice, too serve!

  5. **If you lot're using a kitchen torch to brulee the acme, disregard the broiler stride. Once you're ready to serve, withdraw the pie from the freezer. Slice the bananas one/iv-i/ii'' thick as well as pose the slices over the elevation. Sprinkle amongst the coarse carbohydrate. Use a kitchen torch to caramelize the saccharide until it'sec deeply gilded dark-brown. If the pie seems to take melted a chip, you tin can place it dorsum into the freezer for a few minutes to firm dorsum upwards. Remove from springform pan, slice, in addition to serve!

Recipe Notes

*I used the Ultimate Vanilla Wafers from Trader Joe'second. They're SO practiced. I'd highly recommend them, only whatsoever vanilla wafer volition make!

*For the coarse saccharide, I used demerara sugar, just turbinado sugar or sugar in the raw are basically the same matter together with volition operate hither likewise!

*I've included directions for using your broiler to brûlée the pie, also as a kitchen torch, so come across above for each method!

Overhead shot of a brûléed banana pie against a white background with pink tulips in the bottom left