Slimming World’s banoffee pie recipe

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serves:

10

Skill:

easy

Cost:

cheap

Prep:

15 min

Cooking:

15 min

Slimming World's banoffee pie is a guilt-free dessert you'll just love if you're on the Slimming World plan. Made with bananas, low-fat spread, digestive biscuits and a Slimming World favourite, Muller Light, this creamy dessert is a real treat. This recipe takes about 30 mins to prepare, plus cooling and setting time, and serves 10 people - perfect if you've got friends round for dinner. This celebrated pie was created in Britain in the 1970s, and the combination of banana and toffee has been thrilling pudding fans ever since. This Slimming World version uses toffee yogurt and fresh bananas.

Ingredients

  • 60g low-fat spread
  • 10 reduced-fat digestive biscuits
  • 2 x 12g sachets powdered gelatine
  • 250g plain quark
  • 3 x 175g pots Muller Light Toffee yogurt (or any free toffee yogurt)
  • 1 level tbsp sweetener
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 egg whites*
  • 2 bananas
  • 2 level tsp cocoa powder, to decorate

Method

  • Preheat the oven to 190°C/Fan 170°C/Gas 5 and line a 20cm springform tin with non-stick baking parchment.

  • Melt the spread in a pan over a low heat.

  • Meanwhile, put the biscuits in a sealable food bag, bash into fine crumbs with a rolling pin and tip into a bowl. Pour in the melted spread, stir well and spoon the mixture into the prepared tin to cover the base, pressing down evenly. Bake for 12-15 minutes then set aside to cool.

  • While the base is in the oven, put 150ml of hot (but not boiling) water in a shallow dish, sprinkle over the gelatine powder and stir to dissolve.

  • Put the quark in a bowl and whisk until smooth, then whisk in the yogurt, sweetener, vanilla and gelatine liquid.

  • Whisk the egg whites in a bowl until stiff peaks form and fold into the quark mixture.

  • Spoon the quark mixture over the biscuit base and smooth the surface with a palette knife. Chill for 4 hours or until set.

  • Release the pie from the tin and put the pie, still on its base if necessary, on a serving plate. Thinly slice the bananas and arrange neatly on top, then sprinkle with cocoa powder and slice to serve.

Top tip for making Slimming World’s banoffee pie

*Pregnant women, the elderly, babies and toddlers are advised to choose eggs showing the British Lion stamp if eating raw or partially cooked eggs.

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