Baked Banana Dessert Omelet (Tortilla De Banana)

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

From: "The Art of South American Cookery" by Myra Waldo, 1961ed. Posted for Zaar World Tour 4.


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Melt 4 tablespoons butter in a skillet; saute the bananas for 5 minutes, shaking the pan frequently. Set aside.
  3. Beat the egg yolks, salt, and cream until light.
  4. Beat the egg whites until stiff but not dry; fold into yolk mixture.
  5. Butter a 1 1/2 quart baking dish with the remaining butter; turn the mixture into it.
  6. Arrange the sauteed bananas on top.
  7. Bake for 15 minutes.
  8. Quickly sprinkle the sugar on top and bake 5 minutes longer, or until set.
  9. Serve immediately.