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Caramelized Bananas

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1 banana (unripe)
1 teaspoon butter
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1 pinch ground cinnamon
1 tablespoon rum, brandy or sherry (optional)


Slice banana in half lengthwise and arrange in a shallow, oval baking dish or gratin. Add butter, sprinkle with brown sugar and cinnamon. If desired, drizzle with rum, brandy or sherry. Bake 8 minutes in a preheated 450° oven, or until sugar caramelizes and bubbles. Cool enough to avoid burning your tongue, then enjoy!

My Personal Take on This Recipe

Personally, was never a fan of bananas until I whipped up this quick recipe and added it to waffles for breakfast today. Then BOOM - next level! I'm a total convert. Banana lovers unite ;))

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