Crispy Bananas

Makes 8 Prep Time 20 minutes   Cook Time 6 minutes   Rated:

I used to make these back in the day when I couldn't fill the hungry kids up fast enough. The recipe originated from my husbands cousins husband, a chef, appropriately named Crispy. Thus, these are Crispy Bananas in more ways than one! They are a bit naughty and should only be eaten in small doses. Of course we didn't air fry them, traditional oven works just as well. They are super simple, the kids can make them with not much help. Call it a school holiday treat. The pastry parcels can be made fully in advance and frozen as is. Then cook straight from frozen. They may take slightly longer.

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  • 8 sheets of filo pastry
  • 100 Grams butter melted or as needed BUY
  • 2 bananas, cut in half down the middle, then cut each half in half length-ways so you have 4 flat rectangles of banana.
  • 2 Mars Bars. Cut in half down the middle, then cut each half in half length-ways so you have 4 flat rectangles of mars bar.
  • Icing sugar for dusting
  • Killer Vanilla Ice Cream to serve Recipe



Pre heat Air-Fryer for 5 minutes at 200°C.


Cut filo in half length-ways. Brush melted butter in between 2 sheets. Brush plenty more on top.


Place 1 piece of Mars Bar on one end of the filo with a piece of banana on top of the Mars.


Roll up "samosa style" until you have a triangular parcel. Brush generously with melted butter.


Cook 2 at a time in the Air-Fryer (depending on the size of your Air-Fryer) for 6 minutes at 200°C.


Serve dusted with icing sugar and loads of Ice-cream.

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