Banana Pastries | Pastry With Banana Dates Filling

Banana Pastries  \ Pastry With Banana Dates Filling

This is a simple  pastry with banana and dates filling. In original recipe apricots are used in place of dates.Its a basic pastry dough recipe , you can try different filling.


For The Dough
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour, plus extra for dusting
  • 4tbs shortening
  • 4 tbs unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 egg yolk, beaten, for glazing

For The Filling
  • 2 large bananas, peeled
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped dried apricots or chopped dates
  • nutmeg powder, a pinch
  • confectioner's sugar, for dusting


Sift the flour into a large bowl.Add the shortening and butter and rub into the flour with your fingertips until the
mixture resembles bread crumbs. Gradually add water to form a soft dough. Wrap in a plastic wrap and let chill in the refrigerator for 30 minutes. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Mash the bananas with a fork and stir in the apricots, nutmeg and orange juice, mix well. Roll the dough out on a lightly floured counter and cut out 16 circles. Spoon a little of the banana filling onto one half of each circle and fold the dough over the filling to make semicircles. Seal the edges by pressing with the fork.Arrange the pastries on a cookie sheet and brush them with the beaten egg yolk.Cut a small slit in each pastry and bake for 25 minutes or until golden brown and crisp. Sprinkle powdered sugars on top and serve hot.

Recipe Adapted From : Delicious Pastries


  1. I can survive on these. looks perfect and awesome...wish could have tasted some.

  2. This recipe is new!looks delish

  3. this looks really delicious n very new also....loved it....

  4. wow awesome...luv it! perfectly baked...

  5. Superb, a baked goodie too, and awesome clicks..

  6. Truly yummy and classic there Vrinda..Enjoyed every bit of it..Perfect!

  7. the shape reminds me of the ada we make.. Looks delicious..

  8. Looks delishious...perfectly done dear...

  9. Banana and dates sounds yum. Perfect for the people with sweet tooth esp me :)

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