*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                          Caribbean Fried Bananas
 
 Recipe By     : Healthful Cooking, Mary Carroll, Star Tribune 1/13/99
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Desserts                         Fruits
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    4      medium        bananas -- unpeeled
    1      teaspoon      butter
      1/2  cup           honey or sugar
      1/2  teaspoon      ground allspice
      1/4  cup           light rum
      1/4  cup           lime juice
 
 Place bananas on large nonstick baking sheet.  Pierce skin of each banana
 several times with tip of sharp knife.
 
 Bake at 400 degrees until skins blacken completely, 15 to 20 minutes.
 
 In 10-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat, heat butter, honey and
 allspice until butter melts.  Open skin of each banana with knife, then
 gently peel one side.  Lay peeled side in skillet and remove remaining
 peel.  Cook 5 minutes, spooning occasionally with cooking syrup.
 
 Remove any nearby flammable articles, add rum and ignite; shake pan until
 flames subside.  Remove from heat.  Add lime juice.  Serve each banana warm
 with several spoonfuls of syrup.  Makes 4 servings.
 
 Each serving contains approximately 2 fruit exch., 21/2 other carb.  exch.,
 260 calories, 64 gm.  carbohydrate, 1 gm.  protein, 2 gm.  fat (including 1
 gm.  sat.  fat), 3 mg.  cholesterol, 14 mg.  sodium, 14 mg.  calcium and 3
 gm.  dietary fiber.
 
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