Recipes: Black Salted Banana Chocolate Cream Cheese Puff Pastry

December 16, 2013

Black Salted Banana Chocolate Cream Cheese Puff Pastry
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Ingredients
  1. 2 packages puff pastry cups
  2. Cream cheese filling
  3. Chocolate ganache
  4. 3 bananas, sliced thinly
  5. Black salt
Cream Cheese Filling Ingredients
  1. 8 oz. cream cheese, softened
  2. 3/4 cup heavy cream
  3. 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  4. 1 teaspoon vanilla bean extract
  5. 1/2 teaspoon black salt
Chocolate Ganache Ingredients
  1. 4 oz. bittersweet chocolate cut in pieces
  2. 1/2 cup heavy cream
Instructions
  1. Brush the rims of the frozen pastry shells with the egg white and sprinkle with 2 tablespoons raw sugar. Prepare the pastry shells according to the package directions.
Filling Directions
  1. Combined all ingredients in stand mixer, fitted with whisk attachment.
  2. Whip on low speed for 1 minute.
  3. Increase the speed to high and beat until stiff peaks form. F
  4. fold in ¾ of the chocolate ganache.
  5. Use remaining ¼ to drizzle the top of pastry.
Ganache Directions
  1. In small saucepan heat heavy cream to a simmer.
  2. Remove from heat and add chocolate.
  3. Whisk until chocolate has melted and mixture is smooth.
Assembly Directions
  1. Layer banana slices on bottom of cooked and cooled pastry.
  2. Spoon small amount of cream into cups.
  3. Place several more slices of banana and then again spoon another layer of cream over banana.
  4. Drizzle tops with chocolate Ganache and sprinkle with black salt.
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