Last night's special little guest requested a banana split for dessert. Of course banana splits can take many forms and this one came complete with;
Banana (of course!)
French vanilla ice-cream (sadly not home-made)
Pink and white marshmallows
Salted caramel (my special secret recipe which I will share if pushed)
Stephanie's fast chocolate sauce
Sadly I had to miss out on this special treat as I am recovering from a particularly traumatic root canal and am nervous to eat anything that doesn't dissolve in my mouth.
The fast chocolate sauce really was that; you throw the ingredients into a saucepan and heat. That's it! I didn't even need to grate the chocolate as I buy bittersweet chocolate in bud form which melted in no time.
The pièce de résistance was my lovely home-made salted caramel and there were squeaks of delight as the kids discovered it draped over their bananas.
There it was. Dessert made in five minutes...and eaten in about three.