Banana Walnut Tart

Preparation info
  • Makes one 10- or 11 inch 25- or 28 cm ) tart,

    8 to 10

    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Modern Baker

By Nick Malgieri

Published 2008

  • About

Walnuts and bananas are a good combination in any presentation, but work especially well in this tart, where the walnut filling covers the bananas, which bake to a sweet, jam-like consistency.



  • cup (about ounces/70 grams) walnut pieces
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  1. Set a rack in the lowest level of the oven and preheat to 350°F (180°C).
  2. For the filling, pulse the walnut pieces and brown sugar in a food processor fitted with the metal blade until the nuts are finely ground. Add the butter, egg, egg yolk, cinnamon, vanilla, flour, and baking powder. Pulse to make a thin batter.
  3. Cut the bananas into