Puerto Rican Bananas
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Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 4
  • 1½ cups sugar
  • ½ cup water
  • ½ cup heavy cream at room temperature
  • ¼ cup dark rum
  • 4 bananas
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Combine the water and the sugar in a saucepan and place over a medium heat whisking constantly
  3. The sugar will dissolve and the mixture will begin to turn golden brown
  4. As soon as it becomes golden, remove it from the heat
  5. Slowly add the cream in small amounts
  6. Stir in the rum
  7. Meanwhile put the bananas,still in their skins, on a baking sheet and bake until they split open(about 20 minutes)
  8. Remove from the oven
  9. Serve in the skins with a pool of the hot rum sauce. Sprinkle with nutmeg and cinnamon if desired
Recipe by JAQUO Lifestyle Magazine at https://jaquo.com/rufus-estes-first-african-american-published-chef/