Caramel Bananas Roasted In Their Skins

Serves 4

  • 4 large bananas
  • 250g butter
  • 500g castor sugar
  • 500ml cream
  • Vanilla ice cream
  • Toasted almonds


  1. Prepare the Cobb with the roasting rack first, then get the frying dish ready.
  2. Roast the banana on the roasting rack until the skin blackens and feels soft.
  3. Place the frying dish on the Cobb.
  4. Melt the butter and add the sugar into the frying dish, stirring constantly allowing the sugar to turn to a dark caramel colour (watch it does not burn).
  5. Add the cream and bring the mixture to the boil again.
  6. Make a slit length-ways in the skin of the cooked banana, top with lots of caramel sauce, a scoop of vanilla ice cream and the toasted almonds.
  7. Enjoy!