Oatmeal-banana Parfaits Recipe

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Oatmeal-Banana Parfaits

Lori Brown

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@labrown64

I found this recipe in a Food Network Magazine and thought it sounded really good. It hasn't been tested yet, but I see me making it in the near future.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

40 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 30 Min

Ingredients

FOR THE BARK

3/4 c
all purpose flour
2
1 oz. packets plain instant oatmeal (about 2/3 cup)
1/3 c
ground walnuts
1/3 c
sugar
1 pinch
salt
1 stick
unsalted butter
2 oz
semi-sweet baking chocolate, finely chopped

FOR THE OATMEAL CREAM

11/2 c
heavy cream
1
1 oz. packet plain instant oatmeal (about 1/3 cup)
1/3 c
sugar
1 pinch
salt
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1/4 tsp
freshly grated nutmeg
2
bananas, thinly sliced

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Make the bark: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine the flour, oatmeal, walnuts, sugar and a pinch of salt in a bowl. In a saucepan, over medium heat, melt the butter and cook until light brown, about 6 minutes.
2
Stir into the dry ingredients. Press the dough into the bottom of a 9inch springform pan. Bake until golden brown, about 30 minutes.
3
Remove the crust from the oven and sprinkle with the chocolate; let stand until soft, then spread with the back of a spoon. Refrigerate the bark until firm, about 30 minutes. Break into pieces.
4
Make the oatmeal cream: Fill a large bowl with ice, Microwave 3/4 cup cream until simmering, about 45 seconds. In a blender; puree the oatmeal, sugar, a pinch of salt, vanilla and nutmeg. Transfer to a bowl and place over the ice; in a bowl whisk the remaining 3/4 cup cream until soft peaks form; fold into the oatmeal puree.
5
Layer the oatmeal cream, bananas and crushed bark in 4 parfait glass. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Puddings