4 ripe bananas, peeled and sliced in half lengthwise
1/4 cup rum
A few shakes of cinnamon
Your favorite brand of vanilla ice cream
Several curls of bittersweet chocolate, peeled off a bar with a swivel peeler
Preheat broiler. Arrange banana halves in shallow pan, cut side up. Sprinkle rum evenly over bananas and shake cinnamon on top. Broil 4-inch from flame until softened and beginning to brown. Place two banana halves in each of four bowls. Place a scoop of vanilla ice cream top and serve, topped with chocolate curls.
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