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


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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


  • 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.

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About Baked Bananas

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

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