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Banana Fan

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  Ripe bananas 4
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Maraschino cherries 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Amber rum 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), warmed and flamed
  Whipped cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Vanilla extract 1⁄4 Teaspoon

1. Peel bananas and halve them lengthwise. Arrange halves flat side down in the shape of an open fan on a round silver or glass dish.
2. Boil water and sugar together at a rolling boil 4 minutes. Add cherries, reduce heat, and simmer 2 minutes. Remove some of the cherries with a perforated spoon and arrange in a design on upper portion of fan.
3. Put the remaining fruit with syrup into an electric blender along with flamed rum; process until pureed or force mixture through a food mill. Spoon over upper part of fan.
4. Blend whipped cream and vanilla extract. Using a pastry bag and decorating tube, make a thick border around upper portion of fan to simulate lace.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2196 Calories from Fat 732

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 81 g125.3%

Saturated Fat 53.6 g268.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 331.4 mg110.5%

Sodium 78.2 mg3.3%

Total Carbohydrates 284 g94.6%

Dietary Fiber 17.1 g68.5%

Sugars 228.2 g

Protein 6 g11.1%

Vitamin A 7.4% Vitamin C 69.6%

Calcium 23.6% Iron 11.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Banana Fan Recipe