Saturday, May 31, 2008

Bananas Caribbean

For those times when too many bananas is barely enough

  • 6 medium bananas
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • grated rind of 1 orange
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup sherry
  • 4 oz butter
  • 2 tblspns rum

Peel bananas and place in a greased shallow baking dish.

Cook brown sugar, orange juice and rind, spices and sherry in a small heavy pan, stirring, until heated through. Pour over bananas.

Dot with butter and bake in a moderate oven for 10-12 minutes. Remove from oven. Heat rum, ignite and pour over bananas.

Serve with whipped cream.