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baked bananas

(8 ratings)
Recipe by
Vickie Parks
Renton, WA

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

(8 ratings)
yield 2 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For baked bananas

  • 2 lg
  • 1 lg
    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
    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.