Banana Galette

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The other night, it was just my son and I, since Daddy was working.  We both wanted a special treat so I searched through my “pile” to find a recipe that my 4 year old could help make.

These Banana Galettes, a recipe from Everyday Food magazine, looked easy enough (and tasty enough), plus there were plenty of tasks my little sous chef could handle! But, I have to say, I had no idea what a “galette” was…and, truth be told, I still don’t really know!

The Recipe

2-8 inch tortillas
1 Tbsp butter, melted
1/4 cup dark brown sugar, packed
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1 Tbsp water
4 Tbsp butter
4 bananas

Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Place tortillas on a baking sheet; brush both sides with melted butter.  Bake for 7-8 minutes, or until golden.  If they puff up, press down with a spatula.  In a small saucepan, stir together brown sugar, cinnamon and water over medium heat.  Stir in butter until melted.  Slice bananas diagonally 1/4 inch thick; arrange in overlapping circles on tortillas.  Brush brown sugar mixture over bananas.  Bake for 10 minutes or until shiny.  Cut into wedges and serve warm with ice cream!

Is it a Keeper?

This recipe was so much fun to make!  I love cooking with my son — he’s really starting to master his knife skills (with a butter knife, of course!).  We both had a blast!  And, we both enjoyed these tasty banana galettes!

I wondered what happened to the 4th banana!

I was surprised at how simple they were to make, and how good they were to eat.  Definitely an easy throw together dessert to have on a special weeknight!

Maybe next time, I’ll drizzle them with chocolate sauce and serve with nuts, whipped cream and a cherry!  It would be just like a banana split!

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3 thoughts on “Banana Galette”

  1. So, awesome that your son was helping you. I LOVE when my kids want to cook with me ! Thanks for linking to THIS WEEK’S CRAVINGS! Make sure to come back next week for “Romantic Dinner Ideas”

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  2. I just signed up for your site and was wondering how I can print just the recipe. I tried to print the chicken cobbler casserole and got about 6 pages. Thanks for your help.

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    • Hi Jeannie — I don’t have a “print recipe” feature yet on my blog….it’s something I’m working on. In the meantime, you select the recipe portion and then copy and paste it into a word processing document (like Word) you should be able to print it that way.

      Hope this helps. Thanks for reading!
      Christina

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