AT A GLANCE
Barbecues don't have to end with the snags. Throw bananas on the grill for a touch of caramelised goodness to make the ultimate banana splits.
|01||For salted peanut caramel, stir sugar and 60ml water in a saucepan over medium-high heat until sugar dissolves, then bring to the boil and cook, swirling the pan occasionally, until light caramel in colour (4-5 minutes). Add butter, whisk to combine, then add cream (be careful, mixture will spit) and 2 tsp sea salt flakes and whisk to combine. Add peanuts, stir and set aside. The sauce is best used on the day it’s made; if you’re using the sauce the next day, you may need to thin it with a little hot water.|
|02||Brush bananas with coconut oil and scatter with coconut sugar. Grill cut-side down until just starting to caramelise (2-3 minutes). Set aside. Thread marshmallows on skewers and toast over a flame until just charred (1 minute). Cool, then halve marshmallows crossways.|
|03||To serve, place 2 halves of banana on each plate, top with scoops of ice-cream, drizzle with salted caramel, and top with coconut chips, toasted marshmallows and extra peanuts.|
Note Coconut sugar and coconut chips are available at most health food stores and select supermarkets.