Monday, 2 May 2016

Easy Chocolate, Peanut Butter and Banana Galette


This recipe is super simple and can be rustled up in no time at all. In fact, I made it, as I had a roll of shop-bought shortcrust pastry in the fridge which was nearing its expiration date.

Whoever it was that came up with pre-made dough in supermarkets should be congratulated. As satisfying as making your own dough can be, it is a faff. Can you imagine the days when you had no alternative but to make your own. Especially filo pastry?

Anyhoo, I digress. I had the shortcrust pastry ready to use. What could I do with it? I had a couple of bananas in the fruit bowl, a half empty jar of peanut butter and some dark chocolate on hand.

I decided to make these fast and easy galette, or you can call them pastries, whatever you fancy.


I just mushed up a banana with some peanut butter and spread them on a square of pastry. I then sprinkled on some chocolate, folded up the sides and brushed with a bit of milk for colour and baked.



It’s as simple as that, embarrassing really how easy it was! I topped each one with a slice of banana before serving them warm with a cuppa. Although they are just as good cold.



I’ve made the wee video above for you to see how easy they are, and here is the recipe if you want to give them a go…



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Chocolate, Peanut Butter and Banana Galette
Pastry, banana, peanut butter and chocolate, that's it!
Ingredients
  • 1 sheet ready-rolled puff pastry
  • 1 ripe medium banana
  • 4 generous tablespoons peanut butter
  • 75 grams dark chocolate
  • 2 teaspoons milk
Instructions
Preheat the oven to 200C (180C fan) and line a baking tray with greaseproof paper.In a bowl, using a fork, mash together the banana and the peanut butter.Cut the sheet of pastry into six squares.Divide the banana/PB mix between the six squares and spread out, although not to the edges, leave a gap.Chop the chocolate into small pieces and sprinkle on top of the banana/PB mix.Fold the edges inwards to make small parcel, leaving the filling exposed in the centre.Brush the exposed pastry with milk and place them pastries in the oven for 15 to 20 minutes or until the pastry is golden brown.Top each baked square with a slice of banana and serve when warm.Enjoy with a cuppa!
Details
Prep time: Cook time: Total time: Yield: 6 galette


6 comments:

  1. Love your little video tutorial! These are just the kind of thing I'd like and more crucially, which I'd actually get round to making. Peanut butter, banana and chocolate is a favourite combo!

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  2. Really love the addition of peanut butter with chocolate and banana! These look lots of fun!

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    1. Thanks Sarah - you know me - fun, fun, fun!

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  3. I love, love, love super easy and immensly adaptable recipes like this one. I am out of peanut butter but swimming in almond butter at the moment so guess what I am gonna try????

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    1. Any kind of nut butter would be great here I think Bintu!

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