Caramelized Banana Tart

For this easy dessert recipe, flaky puff pastry is topped with mango jelly, bananas, and a sprinkle of cinnamon and sugar and broiled until the sugar melts and caramelizes.

Caramelized Banana Tart
Servings: 8 Prep 15 mins Bake 425°F 20 mins Broil 4 mins to 5 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 package (17.3 ounces) frozen puff pastry sheets, thawed
  • 1/2 cup grated raw cane brown sugar or dark-brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup mango jelly
  • 5 bananas, cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • Juice of 1 lemon (2 to 3 tablespoons)

Make It

1. Heat oven to 425 degrees F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.

2. Spread 1 sheet of puff pastry on a floured surface. Using a 4-inch pastry cutter, cut out 4 disks; place on baking sheet. Repeat process for 8 disks total.

3. Prick pastry all over with a fork. Place another baking sheet over pastry; bake at 425 degrees F for 15 minutes. Remove top baking sheet; bake 3 to 5 minutes more, until golden. Let cool.

4. Heat broiler. In small bowl, mix brown sugar and cinnamon. In small saucepan, heat mango jelly and 2 tablespoons water over low heat until smooth. Toss banana slices with lemon juice.

5. Using a pastry brush, paint top of pastry disks with warmed mango jelly. Arrange banana slices in an overlapping fashion on top of pastry; sprinkle with the brown sugar-cinnamon mixture.

6. Broil 4 to 5 inches from heat for about 4 to 5 minutes, rotating pan halfway through cooking time, until sugar bubbles and caramelizes.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 8; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 339, Fat, total (g): 14, chol. (mg): , sat. fat (g): 4, carb. (g): 53, fiber (g): 2, pro. (g): 3, sodium (mg): 98, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.