Bananas Ghana

Total Time
10mins
Prep
5 mins
Cook
5 mins

OH How simple this is and yet fit for a Queen or King and their court!!! Simple and decadent at the same time, for adults and children alike. A lovely, light, dessert to end any meal whether in Africa, USA, or any other country. Lovely! Adopted from the U of Penn African cookbook

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cut 8 medium BANANAS in half lengthwise and then crosswise.
  2. Blend: 1/4 cup SUGAR and
  3. 1 teaspoons CINNAMON and
  4. Dip the bananas in this mixture until coated.
  5. Place the four quarters cut side down, side by side, in a 9-inch round or square ovenproof dish.
  6. Blend: 1 cup ORANGE JUlCE with
  7. 3 Tbs. CURACAO or APRICOT BRANDY.
  8. Pour juice over all the bananas.
  9. Bake at 350' for 20 minutes, basting with the juice if required.
  10. Sprinkle 4 Tbs. SHREDDED COCONUT or CHOPPED PEANUTS over the top.
  11. Serve piping hot directly from baking dish.
  12. Pass a bowl of SWEETENED SOUR CREAM (use brown sugar) as a garnish.