Thursday, July 21, 2011

Banoffee Sundae


















Weather is hazy, HOT and humid...no rain for the past few days and it is horrible having to face the day sweating away .  Imagine ...even after a cold shower , I came out  sweating away.  The house air con in full blast...God alones know how much the electric bill will be this month  :(  this is the time I envy those living in cold countries :p   How to make myself feel better ? Yea... Banoffee Sundae that was in this month Flavour magazine came to the rescue.  The most important ingredient here is the butterscotch sauce....now that I know how to make my own homemade butterscotch sauce...there will be more sundaes with Butterscotch sauce...lovely flavor and it truly make this sundae lips smacking good :)  It will truly appease the soul and mind of someone facing the hot humid weather ! ^ *

















I didn't know how to make butterscotch sauce until today . Thanks to this month issue of Flavour Magazine that I know homemade ones are just as good . I am pleased to share with you on how to make your own butterscotch sauce.  You can use them on your sundaes or in your cuppies or in your pancakes...and  truly a  magical potion for this Banoffee Sundae :)  A great summer treat indeed....kids love them and even my WB loves it....never had such a nice homemade butterscotch sauce before....easy to whip up and will have your whole family eating their hearts out for it :)  All you need to make Banoffee Sundae are some bananas, digestive biscuits of your choice, vanilla ice cream , salted peanuts and of course the main attraction.... the butterscotch sauce !  For me , I used vanilla chocolate chip ice cream instead of plain vanilla ice cream....chocolatey , nutty and butterscotch good...mmmmm yummmy after this sinfully rich indulgent...my mind was appeased and was happy for the night until the next something yummy comes along.  I can't live without this and this can't leave me alone LOL!









Banoffee Sundae - Flavour Magazine July-August 2011 issue
by Debie Lee, Bisou Bake Soup


butterscotch sauce


100ml double cream
150 g golden syrup
50 g butter
50 g white sugar
75 g grown sugar
seeds of 1 vanilla pod
sea salt to taste

chocolate digestive biscuits, crushed
bananas, sliced
butterscotch sauce
vanilla ice cream
salted peanuts

To make butterscotch sauce :


Place the cream, golden syrup and butter in a pan and bring to boil, stirring. Add the sugar and boil for about 5 minutes or until thick. Stir in the vanilla seeds and season with salt.

To serve :

Place a layer of crushed biscuits in a sundae glass and top with banana slices and butterscotch sauce. Add a scoop of ice cream, another layer of butterscotch sauce, and finish with a sprinkling of salted peanuts.


~  Bon Appetit   ~



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16 comments:

  1. It is hard to resist this ice cream with a great amount of toppings on a hot summery day. Yum!

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  2. Omgosh this looks so good for a midnight snack ! I know !! Ice cream in the middle of the night ??!! But when my journals get dull and boring ... this would be a lifesaver !

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  3. Any more left for me? Both the electric and water bills will rocket sky high this month ..

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  4. I WANT BASKIN ROBBINS OR HAAGEN DAZS!! but for now, anything also can la... so hot weather! hahaha...

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  5. Adoi.... menyeksa betul! Nak satu.
    Top with more nuts please.

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  6. I have never had banoffee, heard about it many times, would love try sometime really soon. Sounds absolutely delicious

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  7. You had me with the butterscotch sauce! YUM!

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  8. Is not any better here. We are having heat index of 108 degree F. I wish I can have some of the ice-cream to cool me down :(

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  9. that is one delicious sundae! I have never purchases chocolate digestives, I will have to give them a try! I love the butterscotch and once you learn how to make it you can make so many desserts sinful!
    Two thumbs up from piggy chef Dennis!(do pigs have thumbs?)

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  10. Zoe...haha yea..it is hard to resist this ice cream with such good toppings :)

    Piggy Jo...PhD comes with lots of sacrifices...hahaha stock up a tub of ice cream and when you are bored , indulge in some sinful supper...good for the brains :)

    Cheah...yea...sky high but the weather is killing , so have to sacrifice something else for the use of air con :(

    Claire....haha I know you found a nice place to eat cheap Haagen Dazs :p

    Wendy....hahaha you make better ice cream than me...go go and share with us :)

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  11. Three-Cookies....banoffee is actually an English pastry-based dessert made from bananas, cream, toffee from boiled condensed milk :) I love banoffee pie too.

    Lizzy...yea that is the star for this ice cream...love it!!!

    Gertrude...yea..this will cheer us up...sinful indulgence :) but I can't leave this butterscotch sauce alone...haha chomp down a tub of ice cream in 2 days :p

    Piggy Dennis...oink oink we ' trotters ' up then :) yea that butterscotch sauce is the star for this banoffee sundae...yea lots of sinful desserts coming :)

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  12. I'm worried about the bill at the end of the month, but I still don't like to live in a cold area, imagine having your heat on more than 6 months a year!
    This banoffee sundae surely cools you down, now where's mine?

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  13. That looks SO delicious! Butterscotch - GOOD butterscotch - is a think of beauty!

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  14. Roxana...yea I guess so, either way the bill will be high :( well this butterscotch sauce on this banoffee will make us forget about the electric bill for the time being :p

    Ann...you are so right...SO delicious...yummyumm

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  15. What could be better on a hot day. That looks amazingly good!

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  16. mamasgottabke.....thanks for dropping by. Yea good for a hot hot day :)

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