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Flambeed Tropical Fruit

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  Fresh mango/1 can, 15 ounces mango slices in light syrup 1
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Packed brown sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Minced ginger 1 Teaspoon
  Ground allspice 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Firm ripe bananas 2 , peeled, halved lengthwise and cut diagonally into 1 inch pieces
  Cognac 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Vanilla ice cream 1 Pint
  Chopped crystallized ginger 1 Tablespoon, chopped

1. Peel the mango and cut the meat from the pit (or drain canned mango); cut the meat into 1/2-inch-wide strips. In a wide frying pan, melt the butter over medium heat with the brown sugar, ginger, and allspice. When the butter is melted and the mixture begins to bubble, add the bananas and mango slices and stir gently to coat the fruit with sauce. Cook for 1 minute.
2. Measure the cognac into a small heatproof bowl and microwave it for 5 seconds or place it in a small pan and heat it over high heat until bubbly. Add to the frying pan, light with a long-handled match, and spoon the liqueur over the fruit until the flames die. Scoop the ice cream into serving dishes and top each serving with some fruit mixture and a sprinkling of crystallized ginger.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2158 Calories from Fat 889

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 100 g153.7%

Saturated Fat 61.9 g309.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 332.1 mg110.7%

Sodium 422.8 mg17.6%

Total Carbohydrates 273 g90.9%

Dietary Fiber 13.6 g54.3%

Sugars 229.2 g

Protein 21 g42.3%

Vitamin A 102.3% Vitamin C 144.2%

Calcium 75.1% Iron 27.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Flambeed Tropical Fruit Recipe