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Hazelnut Chocolate Banana Delight with Meringue

Hazelnut Banana Chocolate Delight with Meringue, healthy, Angel Delight, meringue nest, low fat, quick, easy, instant, banana, chocolate, mousse

It’s many years (actually decades) since I had Angel Delight but it came to my notice recently that it’s still a very popular dessert amongst adults – I think we all hang on to our childhood food in some form or other! So when I came up with this super quick dessert combo the other day it really reminded me of Angel Delight as it is so creamy and chocolaty but with the delicious banana base flavour. It’s a lot nicer than Angel Delight in my opinion and far better for you as the main ingredient is frozen banana. When I see an excess of ripe bananas in my fruit bowl I tend to stick them whole into my freezer as they are so versatile (cakes, smoothies etc). The downside to this is the fiddle when removing the skins with a knife so a far better idea is to slice them up and pop them into freezer bags (note to self, do this from now on)!

When making Hazelnut Chocolate Banana Delight with Meringue it’s well worth putting the whizzed up banana and Nutella into the freezer for a few minutes as this firms the mixture up slightly and the icy cold creaminess contrasts superbly with the meringue nest and banana decoration. But if you’re pushed for time just serve straight away and enjoy this luxuriously creamy dessert with none of the guilt you’d get from eating cream. I can’t wait to make this virtually instant dessert again as it was so delicious, next time I might even grate some dark chocolate onto the nests!

Hazelnut Banana Chocolate Delight with Meringue, healthy, Angel Delight, meringue nest, low fat, quick, easy, instant, banana, chocolate, mousse

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Hazelnut Banana Chocolate Delight with Meringue
 
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Dessert in an instant, yummy creamy hazlenut chocolate banana delight set aloft a meringue nest. You'll think your eating a cream based dessert it's so good!
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: British
Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 2 large Frozen bananas, sliced
  • 3 tbsp Nutella (or to taste)
  • 4 Meringue nests
  • 1 small Banana, sliced for decoration
Instructions
  1. Put the frozen banana slices and Nutella into a beaker and blitz with a stick blender (or food processor) until thoroughly combined.
  2. Either spoon onto 4 meringue nests immediately and decorate with banana slices or put in the freezer for a few minutes to chill and firm up slightly and then serve.

If you love bananas like we do in our household here are some more banana based desserts you might like to try: Banana S’mores (so quick) from me, Banana Pudding also from me, Chocolate Banofee Puffs from Becca, Dumplings in Syrup from Michelle, Banana & Custard Tart from Jacqueline and Speculoos Mini Banofee Pies from Sarah.

Hazelnut Banana Chocolate Delight with Meringue, healthy, Angel Delight, meringue nest, low fat, quick, easy, instant, banana, chocolate, mousse

This is so good, you’ll be making it again and again!

I’m entering my Hazelnut Chocolate Banana Delight with Meringue into the following blog events:

Credit Crunch Munch as bananas are the cheapest fruit you can buy! I run this event with Helen of Fuss Free Flavours and our host this month is Hannah from A New Addition.
Tasty Tuesdays run by Vicki at Honest Mum.
Recipe of the Week run by Emily at A Mummy Too.
Cook Blog Share run by Lucy at Supergolden Bakes.
Dead Easy Desserts run by Sarah at Maison Cupcake & hosted by Nazima at Franglais Kitchen.
No Waste Food Challenge run by Elizabeth’s Kitchen Diary & hosted by Vohn’s Vittles.

Credit Crunch MunchTasty Tuesdaysrecipe-of-the-weekCookBlogShareDead Easy Desserts

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  1. Martina Evans

    lovely recipe, I will have to try this! x

    1. Camilla

      Thanks Martina, a really yummy quick dessert:-)

  2. Maya Russell

    This is heavenly. I can just imagine it. Could sprinkle chopped nuts on top.

    1. Camilla

      Ooh yes that would be good:-)

  3. Ursula Hunt

    This has reinvigorated my love of angel deligt

    1. Camilla

      LOL, my daughter loves it:-)

  4. Heather Haigh

    Sounds heavenly, just know my daughter would love this.

  5. Kirsty Fox

    This sounds absolutely delicious, especially because there is Nutella involved!

  6. William Gould

    Chocolate and banana – lovely!

  7. Fiver Feeds

    Yummy! I like all the chocolate-banana recipes 🙂

    1. Camilla

      Me too it’s a match made in heaven:-)

  8. Kevin

    3 tbsp Nutella (or to taste)

    So half a jar of Nutella it is then.

    1. Camilla

      Well they’re level tablespoons and I suppose it depends on the size of your jar.

  9. Jane Middleton

    Looks delicious, although not sure how much healthier Nutella is than Angel Delight itself

  10. Fuss Free Helen

    I love this idea Camilla, healthy(ish) angel delight!

    1. Camilla

      Trouble is now I’ve highlighted Angel Delight daughter made me buy her some and now she wants it whenever I take her shopping LOL! Son hates it though!

  11. Niori

    This looks delish

    1. Camilla

      Thanks, hope you try it:-)

  12. bandit25

    I haven’t had Angel Delight since I was a kid – might have to revisit it!

    1. Camilla

      My daughter keeps grabbing it in the supermarket now LOL!

  13. Gilla01

    This looks tasty – and very quick which is even better

  14. Maddy

    Ah, I used to love Angel Delight

  15. Ursula Hunt

    This has reinvigorated my love of Angel Delight

    1. Camilla

      LOL:-)

  16. zoe mccoy

    gonna try this now kids will love it

    thanks xxx

    1. Camilla

      Fab, enjoy:-)

  17. David Williams

    yummy – gotta try this!!

  18. Stacey Guilliatt (Nobody Said It Was Easy)

    I don’t think adults will ever bore of Angel Delight! Looks good 🙂 #tastytuesdays

  19. Ursula Hunt

    Great recipe to bring back memories of childhood

  20. sollydog

    Oooh I love Angel Delight! Def going to make this at the weekend.

    1. Camilla

      Fabulous, do let me know what you think:-)

  21. Kirsty Hijacked By Twins

    Oooh this looks so good!!! x #recipeoftheweek

    1. Camilla

      Thank you:-)

  22. Anne Dalzell

    Saw this post at the weekend, i does look gorgeous. The combination of banana and chocolate always works so well – plus of course one of your five a day so it’s practically healthy!

    1. Camilla

      Thank you, hope you give it a go:-)

  23. Honest mum

    Just so stunningly simple, love this and know kids would too, in our case I’d omit the nutella! Thanks for linking up to #tastytuesdays

    1. Camilla

      Thanks! Pleasure as always Vicki:-)

  24. Lucy Parissi

    Never thought about adding meringue to banana ‘ice cream’ this sounds like a great idea. Just so happens I have a bunch of bananas in freezer! Thanks for linking to #CookBlogShare

    1. Camilla

      Those meringue nests are so versatile:-)

  25. Alison

    ooh great idea, this looks like a gorgeous dessert

    1. Camilla

      Thank you it really is creamy and lush:-)

  26. Ursula Hunt

    Great recipe, my favourite Angel Delight was the butterscotch

    1. Camilla

      My daughter saw Butterscotch Angel Delight in our local small Sainsbury so insisted we buy it after I’d told her about all the people raving about it on my A2 milk competition! We had it last night and she loved it, even ate her brother’s portion who hated it LOL!

  27. Jan @GlugofOil

    Oooh YUM is all I have to say!!

    1. Camilla

      That’s exactly what you’ll say if you try it LOL:-)

  28. Paul Wilson

    Looks like a great way to use up bananas.

    1. Camilla

      It really is:-)

  29. Jayne T

    Wow, that looks so tasty, my children would love this.

    1. Camilla

      I bet they would:-)

  30. Lorne Bedford

    I will have to try this, looks scrummy x

  31. William Gould

    Yes, I’m one of those who used to love Angel Delight! Not bought any for many a year though….

    1. Camilla

      This is much better and probably cheaper:-)

  32. Tracy Nixon

    Naughty but nice! Well meringes are fatless and bananas are 1 of our 5 a day!

    1. Camilla

      Exactly, health food:-)

  33. Nazima

    lovely recipe Camilla. Meringue is my comfort dessert with anything. mmm!

    1. Camilla

      Thanks Nazima:-)

  34. Sally - My Custard Pie

    Sounds a lot nicer than Angel Delight… 🙂

    1. Camilla

      It really is:-)

  35. Vohn McGuinness

    Fantastic dessert and so quick to make. I haven’t had Angel Delight for years, so it’s nice to have a recipe and I always have chopped up bananas in the freezer, so this will definitely be made. I don’t use that brand so will have to seek out some chocolate spread somewhere – oh the hardship of all the taste-testing I’ll have to do! 😉 Thank you so much for entering this month’s No Waste Food Challenge! 🙂

    1. Camilla

      Thank you. I’m sure any chocolate spread would be fine, could even use cocoa powder but haven’t tried the latter!

  36. Ann Robinson

    A great sounding desert and so quick and easy to make

    1. Camilla

      Thank you, I love quick desserts:-)

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