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tear my hair when it comes to my family’s tastes in food!
is the story….
the chosen one I was sure I will sit it out.
one will eat banana in a pie and that since Dulce de Leche is too sweet for my
family’s tastes. I do not mind it told myself and was quite relaxed about it.
generally do not give so easily and the idea germinated in my very fertile mind
I started unconsciously thinking of the substitutes for bananas and zeroed on
of using little Dulce de
chocolate since Kid no. 1 Apeksha keeps telling me to make strawberries and
idea I started searching the net and found this (link) for Chocolate
banoffe pie. This strengthened my conviction that it is possible to make this
pie with chocolate.
milkmaid in the cooker for 45 minutes. Since I wanted to use the stuff cold I
prepared it the earlier day, the same day as I prepared the base for the
One more thing I used the weighing scale pretty rare for me. 🙂
dark chocolate, melted
strawberries (can use more), sliced
fine crumb with the cocoa.
add to the crumbs. Mix well or run the mixer press in the tart tin. Since I
have I tart tin of about 10
cms I used that.
says 20 minutes but I let it stay overnight.
strawberry slices on the pie. (I found that 250 grms are too less. I should
have used at least 400-500 grms).
butter in a pan over low heat, stirring, until butter has melted.
low heat for 3-4 minutes.
then add chocolate and golden syrup, stirring to combine.
smoothing tops with a palette knife. Chill for at least 1 hour to set.
top with whipped cream, then dust with chocolate spaghetti.
not minded eating the pie with bananas or apples but with chocolate!
- Mistake one I put
the whipped cream on the pie and then set it so it did not set as well.
- Next time before all
this exercise DISCUSS THE RECIPE. You may get away with what has been told!!