How to make it

  • Pastry Dough:
  • Blend together almonds, flour, sugar, zest and spices.
  • Cut in butter until the texture of coarse meal.
  • Stir together yolk, egg and brandy and blend into dough until it just comes together.
  • Shape dough into a disc, wrap in clear wrap and chill for 2 hours.
  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • On a lightly floured surface, roll out dough to just greater than 1/4-inch thick.
  • Line a 10-inch tart shell with pastry, trim edges and chill 15 minutes.
  • Dock pastry with a fork and bake for 20 minutes, until golden brown around the edges.
  • Filling:
  • Slice bananas and arrange in bottom of tart shell.
  • Stir together condensed milk and brown sugar in a heavy bottomed sauce pan.
  • Have ready remaining ingredients.
  • Whisking constantly over medium heat, cook condensed milk until it thickens, about 8-10 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and whisk in whipping cream, rum, vanilla and butter.
  • Pour over bananas in tart and spread evenly.
  • Chill for 30 minutes.
  • Topping:
  • Whip whipping cream with sugar to soft peaks.
  • Assembly:
  • Spread whipped cream topping on top of tart.
  • Sprinkle with chocolate shavings or a dusting of cocoa powder for garnish if you desire.

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    magali777 ate it and said...
    love banoffi cake!
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    Yahooooo, that's good!!
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    gardenladyzoe ate it and said...
    Oh, this sounds so good!!! I love banana cream pie, banana pudding, banana anything!!!
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    lor ate it and said...
    I am a true fan of banana cream pie and this pie sounds amazing. Thanks so much for posting it ChaCha. How can I not give you 5 forks???
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