Recipe courtesy of Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger

Nutty Spiced Bananas

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  • Level: Easy
  • Yield: 4 servings
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6 bananas, slightly underripe

3 tablespoons chopped unsalted cashew nuts

3 tablespoons chopped unsalted peanuts

3 tablespoons dried coconut

1/4 cup brown sugar

1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/8 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg

Juice of 1/2 orange

4 tablespoons rum

1 tablespoon butter


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Slice the bananas and place them in a greased, ovenproof, 9 by 9 inch dish.
  3. In a small bowl, mix the cashew nuts, peanuts, coconut, sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
  4. Pour the orange juice and rum over the bananas, then sprinkle them with the nut and sugar mixture. Dot the top with butter. Bake in the oven for 20 to 25 minutes, until the bananas are golden and the sauce is bubbling.
  5. Serve warm with vanilla ice cream.