Baked Bananas With Ice Cream and Shaved Chocolate

Serves 6
preparation
10
minutes
cooking
35
minutes

Ingredients

6
slightly underripe bananas
2
tablespoons
fresh lemon juice
1/3
cup
packed brown sugar
2
tablespoons
orange-flavored liqueur, such as curacao or Grand Marnier, or orange juice
2
tablespoons
unsalted butter, cut into small pieces
1
pint vanilla ice cream
1
ounce
bittersweet or semisweet chocolate, shaved

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 400° F. Peel and cut each banana lengthwise in half. Place the bananas in a single layer, slightly overlapping, in a 9-by-13-inch baking dish. Pour the lemon juice over the bananas; sprinkle with the sugar, liqueur, and butter.
  2. Bake for 15 minutes, spoon the juices over the bananas, and continue baking until soft and lightly browned, about 5 to 10 more minutes.
  3. To serve, divide the bananas among 6 shallow bowls or plates, top with small scoops of ice cream, and garnish with chocolate shavings.
     

 

Jean Galton
March 2001

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 323
  • Fat 12 g
  • Sat Fat 7 g
  • Cholesterol 27 mg
  • Sodium 28 mg
  • Protein 4 g
  • Carbohydrate 51.5 g
  • Sugar 36 g
  • Fiber 3 g
  • Iron 0.5 mg
  • Calcium 72 mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.