Banana Cream Tart With Salted Caramel

Banana Cream Tart With Salted Caramel

A pretzel crust, caramel drizzle and rich custard filling make this banana tart extraordinary.

60 min. prep time
12 servings
000 Ratings



1 large (1 cup) banana
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 cups milk
3/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup cornstarch
1 (1/4-ounce) package unflavored gelatin
1 teaspoon vanilla


2 cups very finely crushed pretzels
1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, melted
2 tablespoons firmly packed brown sugar


2 tablespoons powdered sugar


Sliced bananas, if desired
1/2 cup caramel ice cream topping, warmed
Sea salt, if desired


Place 1 large banana and lemon juice in food processor bowl fitted with metal blade. Cover; process until smooth. Add all remaining filling ingredients. Cover; process until smooth.

Pour banana mixture into 2-quart heavy saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly with whisk, 7-9 minutes or just until mixture comes to a boil and thickens. Remove from heat. Pour filling into bowl. Place plastic food wrap directly onto surface of filling. Refrigerate about 2 hours or until cool.

Heat oven to 350°F.

Combine all crust ingredients in bowl; mix well. Press mixture firmly onto bottom and sides of 10-inch tart pan with removable bottom. Bake 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned and set. Cool completely.

Place whipping cream and powdered sugar into deep bowl; beat at high speed until stiff peaks form. Gently stir 1 1/2 cups whipped cream into cooled filling. Pour into prepared crust. Cover; refrigerate about 3 hours or until set.

Garnish individual servings with remaining whipped cream and sliced bananas, if desired. Drizzle each serving with about 1 tablespoon caramel sauce; sprinkle with sea salt, if desired.

Recipe Tip

- Use food processor to make pretzel crumbs.

- Use bottom of metal dry measuring cup to press crust mixture evenly into tart pan.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 380

Fat: 21g

Cholesterol: 125mg

Sodium: 370mg

Carbohydrates: 44g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Protein: 5g

Recipe #15695©2013Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

Comment On This Recipe

Please correct the item(s) in red below:
0 Please select a rating

Email address will not be published

Please note, all submissions are screened for content deemed appropriate by Land O'Lakes. Comments are published within 3 business days.
Thank you, your comment has been submitted for approval


Your friend thought you might be interested in Banana Cream Tart With Salted Caramel

Latest Blog

Brunch Made Easy: Make Ahead Poached Eggs
March 24, 2015 by Amber

Eggs Benedict, like this Cheesy Eggs Benedict, is the quintessential brunch dish, but it sure can be challenging to serve to a crowd with so many last-minute elements – toasting English muffins, poaching eggs and making hollandaise sauce. Of course, it can be made easier by toasting all the muffins on a sheet in the oven, and by poaching your eggs the day before your brunch. More ...

The Simple Rewards® Club is your personal online resource for exclusive offers and information. It’s also our way of saying “thank you” for trusting Land O’Lakes and inviting us into your home. Membership is free, so sign up today.

FREE Sign Up Includes:
  • Our Measuring Cup® Newsletter Preview »
  • Money-Saving and Exclusive Offers
  • Online Recipe Box

Already a Member? Sign In.


YES. Send me the Measuring Cup® Newsletter.
Cancel and Go Back

Forgot Your Password?

Please correct the items(s) in red below

    We'll email instructions to the address you used to register.

    Reset My Password Cancel and Go Back

    Confirmation Email Sent

    We've sent a confirmation email to the address associated with your account. Check your email and follow the link within 3 hours in order to complete the password reset process.


    Welcome Back!

    If you are already a member, please sign in.

    Not a Simple Rewards Member? Join Now. Forgot Your Password?

    Check Your Email

    Look for an email soon with instructions to reset your password.

    If you did not receive the email, please check your email junk folder (just in case) or contact us.

    Hi, I'm Becky. I'm eager to share my best ideas and favorite recipes from my 20+ years in the Land O'Lakes Test Kitchen. I'm also excited to help with any questions you have about cooking and baking with Land O Lakes® products. Some of the questions and answers will be published in our newsletter, The Measuring Cup®. Please use the short form below to ask your questions, or share your tip or memory.

    Please correct the item(s) in red below

    *These fields are required


    Your question has been submitted.

    Close Window