Baked Bananas

Vickie Parks

By
@Northwestgal

This is a dessert commonly served in the Caribbean Islands and Central America. And it's quite easy to prepare, and so delicious.

Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
Comments:
Serves:
2
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

2 large
bananas
1 large
lime, juiced
1 Tbsp
dark rum
1/4 tsp
ground cinnamon
1/8 tsp
ground nutmeg
1 Tbsp
dark brown sugar
1 Tbsp
butter (optional)
2 scoop(s)
vanilla ice cream (or 2 tablespoons of fresh cream)
shredded coconut, for garnish (optional)
chopped nuts, for garnish (optional)

Step-By-Step

1Preheat the oven to 400°F. Butter a 9x13x2-inch ovenproof baking dish; set aside.
2Peel the bananas and slice in half lengthwise. Lay the pieces in a single layer in the buttered baking dish.
3Pour the lime juice and rum evenly over the bananas. Sprinkle on the cinnamon, nutmeg, and brown sugar. Dot on the butter, if using.
4Bake for 10 to 15 minutes.
5Serve hot, topped with ice cream, and garnish with shredded coconut and/or chopped nuts.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Caribbean