Banana

Bananas are a food staple all over the world. Our delicious Banana puree,  a true blond that will not brown, makes entertaining a breeze. Capturing the true taste of a ripe, sweet banana, our seedless puree is a full-flavored beauty! You’re sure to enjoy the easy recipes here for cocktails, mocktails, and smoothies, not to mention the desserts and sauces!


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Featured Recipe

Banana Bavarian Cream

Yield: 32 oz.
Preparation time: 20 minutes
Source: David Katz, Consulting Chef
    • 6 oz. The Perfect Purée Banana,  thawed
    • 8 egg yolks (2/3 cup)
    • 4 oz. sugar
    • 2 tbsp. gelatin powder
    • 4 oz. cold water
    • 16 oz. milk
    • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
    • 2 cups heavy cream

Method:
1. In a mixer with the whip attachment, whip yolks and sugar until they become light and fluffy. Add Banana puree to running mixer. Set mixture aside.
2. Sprinkle gelatin over cold water and set aside.
3. In a saucepan, bring milk just to the scalding point. Add milk to the banana/yolk mixture, whipping constantly. Return mixture to heat and bring just to the scalding point. Remove from heat and allow to cool, stirring occasionally.
4. Gradually stir in dissolved gelatin into egg/milk mixture until incorporated.
5. Whip room temperature heavy cream to soft peaks. Stir vanilla into cooling custard, then add the whipped cream, stirring constantly until it has fully incorporated.

Serving Suggestion:
Use this Banana Bavarian cream to fill molds and pastries. This Bavarian is particularly well matched with semisweet chocolate.
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