Baked Bananas With Strawberry Flambe

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by ~Nimz~

This makes its own sauce as it bakes and will impress your guests. A wonderful and very simple treat. If you want to keep it simple, omit the flambe step. From the Best of the Best from Arkansas.

Top Review by twissis

Made for the *Gimme 5* game, this truly is a simple & wonderful treat. I tagged it because it sounded so good & delayed making it because it scared me, but I was determined to get over my fear of my 1st flambe + capture the moment on film. I managed the former, but failed w/the latter as I tried to keep my wits about me & be ready to fight a flash-fire. I made a 2-banana version & split it into 2 servings. The prep is make-ahead easy & the result ideal for a spec romantic occasion or guests you want to impress. All you really do is a quick assembly & pop it in the oven based on when you want to serve dessert. A lovely recipe, Nimz, & now a *Zaar Star* too. Thx for sharing it w/us. :-)

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Peel bananas and arrange them, whole, side by side in a buttered baking dish.
  3. Spread the butter on top of the bananas.
  4. Rinse and hull the strawberries.
  5. Arrange them in rows in the spaces between the bananas.
  6. Sprinkle brown sugar over the berries and bananas.
  7. Bake for 25 minutes, or until the bananas are cooked through.
  8. Don't overbake.
  9. To serve, warm the Grand Marnier and pour it over the bananas and berries.
  10. Light immediately.
  11. For the most impressive effect, do this at the table with the lights dim so the flame will show.
  12. Serve as soon as the fire goes out.

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