Banana trifle

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 300ml thickened cream
  • 60g butter, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 450g Madeira cake
  • 1 cup vanilla custard
  • 4 bananas, halved, sliced diagonally
  • 2 tablespoons chocolate sprinkles

METHOD

Step 1

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Combine sugar, cream, butter and vanilla in a saucepan over medium heat. Cook, stirring, for 3 minutes or until sauce comes to the boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 2 minutes. Pour caramel into a heatproof bowl or jug. Refrigerate until cool and thickened.

Step 2

Trim brown edges from all sides of cake and discard. Cut cake into 1cm-thick slices. Using a 4cm star biscuit cutter, cut 2 stars from each slice of cake.

Step 3

Place half the stars in bowls. Drizzle over half the custard. Top with half the banana. Drizzle over 2 tablespoons caramel. Sprinkle over half the chocolate sprinkles. Repeat with remaining stars, custard, banana and caramel.

Step 4

Top with remaining chocolate sprinkles and serve.

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