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Banana-Walnut Oatmeal Bars with Salted Caramel and Chocolate - Izy Hossack - Top With Cinnamon
So last week, I made a sophisticated twist on the American classics ‘Girl scout cookies’ as Cocoa cookie sticks. But this week, I made a more sophisticated twist on the British classics – ‘Banoffee Pie’ (digestive biscuit crust, dulce de leche, sliced bananas and whipped cream) and ‘millionaire’s shortbread’ ( layered shortbread, caramel and chocolate) . This time, as a banana-walnut oatmeal bar (aka Flapjacks in the UK) topped with a salted caramel and a drizzle of milk chocolate. Apparently, drizzling chocolate on food makes it more sophisticated in my mind (wait…does that mean it’s I could eat chocolate drizzled-oreos as ‘sophisticated dessert’ ?) To be honest, I probably should have been making ice cream this weekend, it would have been more appropriate for the weather – it got up to 29 degrees C! (NOT a fun temperature for cycling in). Well, actually, no! I should have made both; I would totally endorse eating these warm with vanilla ice cream… …while watching ER from the beginning ( …George Clooney.) and rocking out to the dramatic hospital music (the oatmeal bar stuffed in your mouth will drown out the sound of your 100% accurate interpretation of the theme tune a bit) These are pretty much the ultimate twix …