Bananas Foster

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This American desert is from New Orleans. Serves four.

This recipe contains the following types of ingredient: dairy and honey; plants and fungi.

Ingredients

4 portions
FAIRTRADE vanilla ice cream
1
FAIRTRADE lime
4 large ripe
FAIRTRADE bananas
60 g
butter
60 g
FAIRTRADE caster sugar
2.5 ml
FAIRTRADE ground cinnamon

Method

Chill four serving bowls.

Spoon the ice cream portions into the bowls ready for serving. Quarter the lime.

Quarter the bananas by slicing each banana across its width, then each piece down its length.

Melt the butter in a large non-stick frying pan and gently fry the bananas until they are nicely hot.

Sprinkle the sugar over the bananas and then the cinnamon, and allow the sugar to melt and mix.

Place four pieces of banana on top of the ice cream in each bowl plus a spoonful of buttery cinnamon.

Serve immediately with a quarter of lime for squeezing.

Variation

A truly authentic Bananas Foster would be served flambé.