Hot and cold ice cream with griddled figs and bananas Recipe

  • 2 bananas, peeled and halved
  • 4 figs, halved
  • 30g/1oz butter, melted
  • 4 sheets filo pastry
  • icing sugar
  • 4 scoops vanilla ice cream
  • 4 tbsp honey
  • fresh mint, to garnish
  1. First, cut each sheet of filo pastry in half and overlap them on top of each other.
  2. Brush the filo pastry with the melted butter and add a scoop of vanilla ice cream in the centre.
  3. Bunch up the filo to make a parcel, dust with icing sugar and place in a preheated oven at 220C/425F/Gas 7 for 2-3 minutes.
  4. While the filo parcels are cooking, preheat a griddle pan and brush the bananas and figs with a little of the butter.
  5. Griddle the bananas and figs on both sides and when cooked, place on a plate.
  6. Remove the parcels from the oven and serve on the side of the plate. Drizzle with the honey, a further dusting of icing sugar and garnish with a sprig of mint.