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Deconstructed Banoffee Pie

Come Dine With Me South Africa S8: Ep1 Brendan’s recipes

Serves 4

Brendan Thorpe


  • 3 Large bananas
  • 150ml Cream, whipped
  • 50g Sugar
  • 15ml Lemon Juice
  • 250ml Cream
  • 50ml Milk
  • 50g Sugar
  • 1tsp Salt
  • 2 Leave of gelatine
  • Icing sugar


  • Coconut flakes
  • Butter
  • Sugar
  • Egg
  • Self-raising flour


  1. Cut the banana into pieces and transfer to a pot with the sugar and lemon juice over a low heat. Cook until the sugar begins to caramelise, and the bananas soften. Blend the mixture to a smooth puree, add icing sugar.
  2. Whip the cream and add the banana puree. Transfer to the fridge for a few hours to set.
  3. In a separate pot, place the sugar and salt over a high heat until it melts and forms a caramel. Stir in the heated milk and cream. Submerge the leaves of gelatine in a bowl of cold water for a few minutes. Squeezing out any excess moisture, add the gelatine to the warm cream and milk. Transfer the mixture to individual serving bowls and place in the fried to set.


  • Melt butter, add sugar, mix together until light cream colour, and egg, flour & Coconut flakes.