Banana Pillows

March 31, 2016 at 12:57 PM

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1 sheet frozen puff pastry from standard pkg. (17 ¼ oz), thawed

8 T. unsalted butter

1/3 C. firmly packed light brown sugar

¼ tsp. pure vanilla extract

pinch of salt

3 T. heavy cream

4 bananas, peeled & sliced ¼” think on diagonal

Confectioners’ sugar

Chocolate shavings, for garnish



Heat oven to 400*. Roll pastry to 1/8 – inch thick and cut out 4 (5-inch) squares. Place on a parchment-lined baking pan; bake about 15 minutes, until golden. Remove from oven; set aside to cool. Place butter, sugar, vanilla and salt in a saute pan over medium heat. Cook, stirring frequently, until butter and sugar are melted and combined, about 5 minutes. Stir in cream until mixture is smooth. Add bananas; gently stir until coated. Remove from heat.

Using a paring knife, remove and discard a 2-inch square from top center of reseved pillows; keep bottom intact. Fill with banana mixture. Dust with confectioners’ sugar and garnish with chocolate shavings. Serve. 


Submitted by Kami Rasmusson

Category: Recipes: Desserts

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