Fried bananas with maple rum sauce and ice cream

    30 min

    A gorgeous dessert of buttery fried bananas topped with fruit cocktail and a maple syrup and rum sauce. Serve warm with vanilla ice cream, lovely after for small gatherings or dinner parties.

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    Serves: 6 

    • 5 tablespoons butter or margarine
    • 60ml maple syrup
    • 4 tablespoons rum
    • 5 tablespoons fruit cocktail juice
    • 1 large lemon, juiced
    • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
    • 3 bananas, halved lengthways
    • 450g tinned fruit cocktail, drained and juice reserved
    • 6 large scoops vanilla ice cream

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:30min 

    1. Warm 5 tablespoons butter in a saucepan over low heat. Stir in maple syrup. Then stir in rum, fruit cocktail juice and lemon juice to taste. Remove from heat, and set aside.
    2. Warm 2 tablespoons butter in a frying pan. Place halved bananas in frying pan and fry on both sides until golden and a bit crisp on the edges.
    3. Place bananas cut-side up on dessert plates. Spoon 1 or 2 tablespoonfuls of fruit cocktail into the centre of each banana, lay a scoop of ice cream on top, then drizzle with maple sauce.

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    Sounds interesting, but a better name would be Maple Bananas Foster with Fruit Cocktail. A fritter is covered in batter and fried.  -  13 Apr 2008  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)