Brown Sugar Baked Bananas

Total Time:
20 min
Prep:
10 min
Cook:
10 min

Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 3 bananas, peeled and sliced in half lengthwise and crosswise
  • 1/3 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon orange zest
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • Rum or Banana liqueur, for drizzling, optional
  • Vanilla ice cream, for serving
Directions

Position oven rack about 8 inches away from the broiler unit and preheat the broiler to 500 degrees F.

Butter the bottom of an 11 by 7-inch baking dish and arrange the banana slices over the butter in 1 even layer. Set aside.

In a small bowl, combine the brown sugar, cinnamon, orange zest, nutmeg, and orange juice, and stir to combine. Spoon the sugar mixture evenly over the bananas, using the back of a spoon to make sure the bananas are evenly coated with the mixture. Transfer to the oven and broil until golden brown on the edges and syrupy, 6 to 8 minutes.

Remove the baking dish from the oven and drizzle lightly with rum, if desired. Set aside to cool briefly before serving. Serve the warm sauce and bananas over vanilla ice cream.


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    god this is one of the best thing i have ever made. all my guest was going crazy over this brown sugar baked banana sauce.god bless the person who made up this recipe....
    I served this with vanilla ice cream. I looked for a quick summer dessert and came across this recipe. I didn't have any oranges, so I added orange liqueur. I also added about 2 T sweetened coconut for added texture. My husband loved it and had me add it to the "make again" list.
    I can't even describe what a hit this was -- and so easy! My guests acted like they were in a 5-star restaurant! They went nuts over this recipe! Yummy. I LOVED it, too!!!!! Thanks Emeril! Dang! You rock! You're Elvis!
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