Caramel Banana Parfait

by Todd Leonard CEC


  1. Salted Caramel Sauce
  2. Add sugar in an even layer over the bottom of a saucepan. Heat the sugar over medium high heat, whisk it as it begins to melt. The sugar will clump, but just continue to whisk it. Stop whisking once all the sugar melts down. Continue cooking until the sugar reaches a dark amber color. Take it off the heat and add in the butter all at once. Whisk until butter is melted and incorporated.
  3. Slowly pour the cream into the caramel. Whisk until cream is mixed in. Add in the kosher salt and mix in. Set sauce aside and let cool until ready to assemble parfaits.
  4. Banana Custard
  5. Add in all ingredients, except the whipped cream, and prepared caramel, into a small sauce pan. Bring up to a simmer, stir constantly. Once up to a simmer, simmer until thickened like pudding.
  6. Cool over an ice bath. Fold the whipped cream and cooled caramel into the cooled banana custard. Set aside until ready to assemble parfaits.
  7. Banana Chocolate Brownie
  8. Mix all together in a bowl and pour into a prepared 9x9 pan.
  9. Bake in a 350 degree oven for 15-20 minutes, or until toothpick comes out clean. Set aside until ready to assemble parfaits.
  10. Candied Pecans
  11. Place all ingredients together, except the pecans, in a small saucepan and cook until sugar and butter are melted, looking like caramel. Fold nuts into mixture.
  12. Pour out onto a Teflon baking pan and roast in oven at 350 for about 7-10 minutes or until sugar caramelizes on nuts. Set aside until ready to assemble parfaits. Try not to eat them all!
  13. Caramel Bananas
  14. Add bananas and water into a small saucepan and bring to a simmer. Turn off and cover for 1 minute. Drain water from bananas.
  15. Mix the caramel with the bananas and use warm or allow to cool.
  16. Assembly
  17. First, divide the caramel bananas between 8 cups. Second, crumble up brownies in a bowl and then divide it between the 8 cups. Third, Divide the banana custard between the 8 cups. Fourth, Divide the whipped cream between the 8 cups. Sprinkle with candied pecans and serve.


Salted Caramel Sauce

Banana Custard

Banana Chocolate Brownie

Candied Pecans

Caramel Bananas

Total Time:
Prep Time:
Cook Time:
60 min
15 min
45 min
* Adjusting the servings on a recipe adjusts only the first measurement for each ingredient, and does not adjust any measurements in the directions.