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Bananas Flambe

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  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Packed brown sugar 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Firm bananas 4
  Rum/Brandy/orange-flavored liqueur 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Vanilla ice cream 1 Quart
  Maraschino cherries 8 (With Stems)

Melt butter and sugar with cinnamon in chafing dish or attractive skillet.
Cook over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until golden brown, about 3 minutes.
Cut bananas diagonally into 1/2 inch slices; add to syrup and heat through, carefully turning slices to coat.
Heat rum just until warm in small long-handled pan; ignite and pour flaming over bananas.
Stir; spoon over each serving of ice cream.
Garnish each serving with a cherry.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4028 Calories from Fat 1753

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 197 g303.1%

Saturated Fat 122.6 g612.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 658.1 mg219.4%

Sodium 819 mg34.1%

Total Carbohydrates 502 g167.2%

Dietary Fiber 23 g92.2%

Sugars 421.3 g

Protein 40 g79.5%

Vitamin A 142.7% Vitamin C 79.4%

Calcium 145.9% Iron 21.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Bananas Flambe Recipe