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Ivory Coast Bananas with Caramel Sauce

Ivory Coast Bananas with Caramel Sauce

62 Ratings
62 Ratings
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MyPlate Kitchen
Makes: 12 servings
Total Cost: $$$$

Sweet and delicious, this banana dessert will be a hit with the whole family! The recipe makes 12 servings, making it a wonderful choice for social gatherings and holidays.

Ingredients

  • 6 bananas (large)
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup evaporated milk, skim
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch, dissolved in 2 teaspoons water

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Place unpeeled banana on a baking sheet. Prick the skin of each banana several times with the prongs of a fork. Cook the bananas for about 8 minutes. The skin will turn black.
2. Over moderate heat, cook the butter, water and sugar to a medium brown color (it will look like caramel). Remove from heat.
3. Combine the milk, cornstarch slurry to the caramel mixture. Stir to dissolve.
4. Return to the heat and bring to a boil, stirring constantly.
5. Remove from heat and cool slightly.
6. Serve on top of the bananas that have been peeled and sliced lengthwise.
 

Notes

Learn more about bananas.

Source:

Contra Costa County, California, African American Recipes
Nutrition, Physical Activity and Food Security Project
Contra Costa Health Services

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/2 cup vegetables, 1/8 of recipe (183g)
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 178
Total Fat 6 g
Saturated Fat 4 g
Cholesterol 16 mg
Sodium 14 mg
Carbohydrates 32 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Total Sugars 25 g
Added Sugars included 16 g
Protein 2 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 36 mg
Iron 0 mg
Potassium 249 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 178
Total Fat 6 g
Saturated Fat 4 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 16 mg
Carbohydrates 32 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Total Sugars 25 g
Added Sugars included 16 g
Protein 2 g
Minerals
Calcium 36 mg
Potassium 249 mg
Sodium 14 mg
Copper 50 mcg
Iron 0 mg
Magnesium 19 mg
Phosphorus 36 mg
Selenium 1 mcg
Zinc 0 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 63 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.2 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 5 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 0 mg
Vitamin K 1 mcg
Folate 13 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0.1 mg
Niacin 0 mg
Choline 10 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Fruits 1/2 cups

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this recipes gets four stars it is so easy to do and it taste great. we were not sure about baking the bananas with the skin on but it worked well. you don't want to bake for more than the 8 minutes just like the recipe calls for.
07/02/08
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