James Martin's knickerbocker glory and banana split

We’re on to the sweet and James Martin is putting his twist on two retro puddings, perfect for sunny days - a peach knickerbocker glory and a banana split! 

Peach knickerbocker glory 

Serves: 4

Ingredients

Basil sauce

1 large bunch basil

50g caster sugar

50ml water

8 apricots or peaches halved

To serve

500ml Whipped cream

Few strawberries hulled

Toasted almonds

Wafers

Large Pink chocolate buttons

Sprinkles

Method

1. Heat the sugar and water in a pan, once dissolved add the basil then blitz and sieve off into a bowl

2. Griddle the apricots or peaches on a BBQ until charred

3. To serve, put the charred fruit in the bottom of the glass. Spoon over the sauce, followed by a scoop of ice- cream, then strawberries and repeat this sequence. Pipe the cream on top, drizzle over the sauce and finish with nuts sprinkles and a wafer.

Banana Split 

Serves: 2

Ingredients

4 bananas

2 sprigs rosemary

For the chocolate sauce

50 ml water

50g caster sugar

100g dark chocolate

25g butter

To serve

Vanilla ice cream

Chocolate flakes or twirls

Marshmallows

Whipped cream

Method

1. Heat a BBQ until hot and the coals are white

2. Pearce the bananas and pop in the rosemary then grill on the BBQ for 5 minutes

3. To make the sauce heat the water and sugar and when dissolved whisk in the chocolate and finish with butter.

4. Split the banana in ½ lengthways and sit each side of the dish, fill the centre with ice cream, top with chocolate sauce, marshmallows cream and crumbled chocolate flake.

5. Serve and enjoy!