Embrace the tropical sweetness of bananas with our delectable Banana Custard recipe. Bursting with creamy goodness and the natural sweetness of ripe bananas, this dessert is a delightful twist on the classic custard. Whether you’re craving a comforting treat for a cozy night in or looking to impress guests with a tropical-inspired dessert, this Banana Custard is sure to tantalize your taste buds and transport you to paradise. So, grab your ripe bananas and let’s dive into this irresistible dessert!

Banana Custard Recipe


  • Ripe bananas
  • Unsalted butter
  • Brown sugar
  • Cornstarch
  • Whole milk
  • Heavy cream
  • Eggs
  • Vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt
  • Optional: sliced bananas and whipped cream for garnish


Prepare the Bananas:

  • Peel the ripe bananas and slice them into thin rounds. Set aside.

Cook the Bananas:

  • In a saucepan, melt a bit of unsalted butter over medium heat.
  • Add the sliced bananas to the saucepan and sprinkle with brown sugar.
  • Cook the bananas until they caramelize and become soft and golden, stirring occasionally.
  • Once the bananas are caramelized, remove them from heat and set aside to cool.

Prepare the Custard:

  • In a separate saucepan, heat whole milk and heavy cream over medium heat until just simmering.
  • In a mixing bowl, whisk together eggs, cornstarch, vanilla extract, and a pinch of salt until smooth and well combined.
  • Slowly pour the hot milk mixture into the egg mixture, whisking constantly to prevent curdling.

Combine the Custard and Bananas:

  • Once the custard is ready, gently fold in the caramelized bananas until evenly distributed.

Chill and Serve:

  • Transfer the banana custard mixture into serving bowls or ramekins.
  • Cover and chill in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours, or until set.
  • Before serving, optionally garnish with sliced bananas and a dollop of whipped cream for an extra indulgent touch.

Enjoy a taste of the tropics with every spoonful of this creamy Banana Custard. Perfect for any occasion, from casual weeknight desserts to elegant dinner parties, this dessert is sure to be a crowd-pleaser. So, treat yourself to a slice of paradise and savor the delightful flavors of ripe bananas and creamy custard in every bite!