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Famous Chocolate and Banana Gateau Dark Chocolate

Chocolate and banana gateau dark chocolate

Preparation time less than 30 mins – Serves 1

Cooking time less than 10 mins

1 waffle
30g/1oz walnut pieces
knob butter, melted
For the mousse
2 tbsp soft brown sugar
140g/5oz creamy, soft cheese
55g/2oz plain chocolate
1 banana, sliced
cocoa to dust

1. For the mousse – break up the chocolate and put into a heatproof
dish over a pan of simmering water to melt. Ensure the bowl is not
touching the water.
2. Put the brown sugar and creamy, soft cheese in a bowl and beat
3. Add the melted chocolate and fold in.
4. Put the waffle and walnuts into a food processor and blitz into crumbs.
5. Pour in a little melted butter to help to hold it together.
6. Push the crumbs into the base of an 8cm/3in ring and flatten down.
7. Next put in a layer of sliced banana.
8. Finally put the mousse in the ring and smooth the top off.
9. Dust with cocoa powder and remove the ring.


February 19, 2009 - Posted by | Cooking, Cooking and Food, Famous Recipes, Recipe, Recipes | , , , , , , , , ,

1 Comment »

  1. […] A gateau is basically a very light sponge cake with rich icing or filling. Here’s a delicious Famous Chocolate and Banana Gateau Dark Chocolate recipe found at Famous […]

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