[WATCH] Barbecued banana surprise

Watch Pippa Mattei make a simple dessert that can go on the barbecue that the kids will love and the grown-ups will fight for. Cooked bananas, gooey melted marshmallow and melted chocolate – what’s not to love?

Watch Pippa Mattei make a delicious barbecued dessert with bananas, marshmallows and chocolate.

Barbecued banana surprise

Serves 1


  • 1 banana
  • 4 marshmallows
  • 25g (1oz) dark cooking chocolate, chopped


  1. Peel banana and cut in half lengthways.
  2. Cut marshmallows in halves with scissors.
  3. Place banana on a piece of foil, cover with the marshmallows and chocolate.
  4. Seal foil firmly and place on barbeque for 10-15 minutes or until banana is tender and marshmallows and chocolate melt.
  5. Serve in foil packages.

You can prepare this delicious treat in the oven if you are not lighting the barbecue. Simply place in the oven at 200°C for 15 mins.

Get more of Pippa Mattei’s recipes in her cookbook 25 Years In A Maltese Kitchen, Pippa’s Festa and Fil-Kcina Ma’ Pippa.

This recipe first appeared on Gourmet Today TV, aired on TVM on 17 July, 2015.