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Bananas Flambe

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  • 2 bananas, ripe but not soft
  • butter
  • 3 tablespoon brown sugar
  • dark rum


Take 2 ripe, but not soft bananas and cut in half, then split lengthwise.

Melt a few Tablespoons butter over medium heat. Add 2-3 T brown sugar and stir. Add bananas. Cook until fairly warm and starting to soften (about 1 min.).

Flip bananas and allow to cook an additional 30 seconds. Add rum (light or dark; dark has more flavor) to taste, and swirl in pan a bit.

Allow to thicken slightly, remove from heat and serve.

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