Baked Bananas

Vickie Parks


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


★★★★★ 8 votes

10 Min
15 Min


  • 2 large
  • 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)

How to Make Baked Bananas


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

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About Baked Bananas

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

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