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Chocolate-banana Havarti Grilled Cheese

Treat yourself to this sweet and savory chocolate-banana Havarti grilled cheese recipe from Dairy Farmers of Canada. Did you know that antibiotics are strictly prohibited in Canadian dairy products? The Blue Cow Logo guarantees a product is made with 100% Canadian milk and milk ingredients. By choosing products that feature the Dairy Farmers of Canada logo, you can enjoy foods that meets all quality Canadian high standards.

  • Cooking: 8
  • Prep: 10
Yields 18 Chocolate-banana Havarti Grilled Cheese

Ingredients

  • 4 bread slices
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 cup of milk
  • 2 oz (60 g) Canadian Havarti sliced
  • 2 oz (60 g) Canadian Mascarpone
  • 1 oz (30 g) dark, semi-sweet or milk chocolate chopped
  • 1 banana cut into thin slices
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) butter softened
  • ¼ tsp of vanilla extract

Preparation

Preheat a skillet on medium heat with melted butter.

In a bowl, mix 1 egg, one cup of milk, and vanilla extract.

Dip 2 slices of bread in the egg and milk mix.

Place in the skillet, and fry until warm and golden then turn over. Then cover one bread slice with Havarti and the other with mascarpone.

Add chocolate and banana slices.

Close sandwich, and keep cooking each side in a skillet for 3–4 minutes, or until bread is golden brown and cheese has melted, then repeat for a second grilled cheese.

Cut into squares and serve hot.

About David Beaudoin

David Beaudoin is an oracle of all things cheese. He calls British Columbia home but has blazed a cheese trail across Canada, especially in Manitoba where his trademark Squeaky Cheese is made.

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