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Gourmet Banana Panettone Dessert


4 (1/3rd) inch) tick slices of Panettone Bread or pound cake


2 bananas cut into slices

½ cup light brown sugar

1 tsp. ground cinnamon

½ tsp. ground nutmeg

2 tsp. vanilla extract

½ cup Bacardi 151 Rum

Ice cream – your favorite; vanilla – caramel, French vanilla.

Mint or other green for garnish

Place a large sauté pan over medium heat.

Butter each side panettone/pound cake

Sauté on each side until golden brown (about 2 minutes)

Remove slices and set aside

Return pan to burner and increase temperature to medium high

Add 4 tbs butter and melt

Add banana slices and sauté about 1 minute

Add Brown sugar, Cinnamon, nutmeg and vanilla extract

Add rum, ignite, and let burn out, stirring occasionally.

Although you may want to add more rum, Caution ¾ cup of 151 may scorch your ceiling!

Swirl 2 tbls. Butter into mixture and remove from heat.

Place 1 scoop of Ice cream on each slice of bread/cake and top with equal portions of banana mixture

Garnish with mint or green

Serve immediately.


January 3, 2009 - Posted by | Dessert | , , , ,

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