Bananas Foster Trifle

Bananas Foster Trifle


  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 4 Tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 Tbsp cornstarch
Bananas Foster Sauce
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 6 firm bananas peeled and cut into rings
  • 12 Walkers shortbread cookies
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream whipped


  1. Bring milk and cream to a simmer on low heat.

  2. Mix together sugar and cornstarch in a bowl. Add in egg yolks and mix well.
  3. Slowly add some of the warm milk into the egg/sugar mixture, stirring so the egg doesn't cook. Add in remaining egg mixture.

  4. Add in vanilla.  Return mixture to saucepan and stir until thickened. Chill.

Bananas Foster Sauce
  1. In a skillet over medium heat, melt butter with sugar and cinnamon.  Add sliced bananas to skillet and cook for about 2 minutes.  Stirring to coat bananas with sauce.

Assembly of Trifle
  1. Place one shortbread cookie in bottom of individual serving bowls.  Add 2 Tbsp custard and a few spoonfuls of bananas foster sauce.  Repeat again starting with another cookie.

  2. Top with freshly whipped cream and an additional shortbread cookie

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