Tropical Chocolate-Banana Tart

Tropical Chocolate-Banana Tart
Servings: 12 Prep 30 mins Cook 5 mins


  • 1/2 cup shredded coconut
  • 1/2 cup macadamia nuts, chopped
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 12 ounces chocolate chips
  • 2 medium-size ripe bananas
  • 1/4 cup confectioners sugar
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon coconut extract
  • 8 ounces cream cheese

Make It

1. Lightly toast coconut and nuts in skillet over medium heat, 2 minutes. Measure out 1/2 cup; reserve rest.

2. Heat cream just to boiling in pan. Stir in chips until smooth. Add the 1/2 cup coconut-nut mixture. Cool until slightly thickened, 10 minutes. Pour into greased 9-inch round cake pan with removable bottom. Chill until firm, 1-1/2 hours.

3. Slice bananas; place on chocolate layer in pan.

4. Beat sugar, lime juice and coconut extract into cream cheese. Spread over bananas.

5. Sprinkle remaining coconut-nut mixture around top edge of tart. Chill 30 minutes. Remove side of pan. Cut into slices to serve. Makes 12 servings.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 12; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 345, Fat, total (g): 26, chol. (mg): 41, sat. fat (g): 13, carb. (g): 29, fiber (g): 1, pro. (g): 3, sodium (mg): 72, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.