Creamed Bananas in Puff Pastry Shells


What a luxurious's company special, and family-friendly, with delicate puff pastry shells filled with a rich banana custard.  A drizzle of chocolate syrup takes it over the top!

  • Prep: 35 minutes
  • Cook: 15 minutes
  • Chill: 3 hours
  • Serves: 6
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  • 1 1/2 tsp. all-purpose flour

  • 2 egg yolks

  • 1 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract

  • 1 cup heavy cream

  • 1/4 cup sugar

  • 1 cup French vanilla ice cream, softened

  • 3 medium bananas

  • 1 pkg. (10 ounces) Pepperidge Farm® Puff Pastry Shells, prepared according to package directions

  • 6 tbsp. chocolate syrup


  1. Beat the flour, egg yolks and vanilla extract in a medium bowl with a fork or whisk.

  2. Heat the heavy cream and sugar in a 1-quart saucepan over medium heat just to a boil, stirring occasionally.  Remove the saucepan from the heat.  Stir half the cream mixture into the egg yolk mixture.  Return the egg mixture to the saucepan and heat just to a boil.  Cook and stir for 2 minutes or until the mixture is thickened.  Remove the saucepan from the heat.  Stir in the ice cream.  Cover and refrigerate for 3 hours.

  3. Coarsely chop the bananas and stir into the egg mixture.  Place the pastry shells onto 6 plates.  Spoon the banana mixture into and over the pastry shells.  Drizzle with the chocolate syrup.

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Place Puff Pastry shells on ungreased baking sheets with “top” facing up. Place pastry shells about 2 inches apart on baking sheet.

To ensure that Puff Pastry shells will rise evenly, score the sides horizontally with a small knife.

Unfilled baked Puff Pastry shells may be stored in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 2 days.

Always bake Puff Pastry shells in a preheated 425°F oven. Do not bake shells in a microwave or a toaster oven.


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Submitted by:
Brian R.
Date: 4/22/2010

5 star rating

"A fantastic dessert"

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Debbie R.
Date: 5/10/2010

5 star rating

"This is absolutely delicious... a huge hit for everyone who tried it!"

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Susan G.
Date: 5/10/2010

5 star rating

"My guests raved about it!"

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Sasha A.
Date: 7/7/2010

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