Banana with semolina and chocolate


  • Bananas – 4
  • Semolina – 300g
  • Milk – 3 1/2 cups
  • Butter – 70 g
  • Sugar – 150 g
  • Eggs – 4
  • Breadcrumbs – 1 1/2 cups of tea
  • Lemon – 1 1/2 tablespoon of the juice only
  • Lemon – 1 teaspoon zest only
  • Salt – a pinch

For the glaze:

  • Couverture – 500g
  • Butter – 1 1/2 tbsp
  • Milk – 1/2 cup of tea


  1. Boil the milk in a saucepan with the salt, add the semolina and stir quickly to avoid lumps.
  2. Boil for about 15 minutes and remove the pot from the fire.
  3. Add the butter, lemon zest, sugar, stir well and leave to cool.
  4. Beat eggs slightly, add them to the mixture and stir.
  5. Peel the bananas, cut into strips and sprinkle with lemon juice.
  6. Butter a baking dish or Pyrex sprinkle (cover it) with breadcrumbs and add a layer of the mixture we made, add layer of bananas, then another layer of the mixture, another layer of bananas and again another layer of the mixture.
  7. Place the pan in the preheated oven and bake at 180 ºC for 60 minutes.
  8. Once cooked let it cool and place the cake on a platter.
  9. Prepare the glaze – heat the milk to a saucepan. Once warm add the chocolate (cut into pieces) and butter and mix well to prevent sticking.
  10. It should not be too fluid nor too thick glaze.
  11. Once cooled slightly pour over the cake.

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