Desserts, Outdoor Cooking

Smokey Caramel & Chocolate Bananas

Cooking method:

Ninja Woodfire Electric BBQ Grill & Smoker
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Pre-heat Time: 6 mins
  • Cook Time: 12 mins
  • Total time: 28 mins
  • Skill Easy
  • Serves 6 people

Smokey Caramel & Chocolate Bananas

Utensils required


Tip: Allergy Advice

This dish contains the following allergens: Dairy


  • 6 bananas, unpeeled
  • 125g dulce de leche or salted caramel sauce
  • 50g dark chocolate drops
  • Ice cream to serve

Cooking mode

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  • Step 1

    To install the grill plate, position it flat on top of the heating element and gently press down until it sits into place, add Crisper Basket, then close the lid.

  • Step 2

    While holding the smoke box lid open, use the pellet scoop to pour pellets into the smoke box until filled to the top. Then close smoke box lid.

  • Step 3

    Turn dial to AIR FRY. Press WOODFIRE FLAVOUR. Set temperature to 180°C and time to 12 minutes. Select START/STOP to begin preheating (IGN and preheating will take approx. 6 minutes).

  • Step 4

    Carefully slice bananas lengthwise with the peel on. Be sure to not cut all the way through. Then slightly open the bananas.

  • Step 5

    Spoon 2-3 teaspoons of dulce de leche or caramel sauce along the opening of each banana and top with chocolate drops. Transfer each banana onto a sheet of aluminum foil and crimp the edges together to seal into a parcel.

  • Step 6

    When unit beeps to signify it has preheated and “ADD FOOD” is displayed, open lid and place wrapped bananas upright into Crisper Basket. Close lid to begin cooking.

  • Step 7

    When cooking is complete, remove the bananas. Carefully unwrap and serve warm with ice cream.