Oven Baked Bananas in Madeira Sauce
- Yield: 6
- Servings: 6
- Prep Time: 10m
- Cook Time: 30m
- Ready In: 40m
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Oven baked bananas in Madeira sauce.This is a very delicious dessert. Madeira and raspberries join flavor forces with dried apricots and cardamom to transform bananas into a special dessert.
- 10 oz (300 g) frozen raspberries with syrup,thawed
- 1 teaspoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
- 1/2 cup (125 ml) Madeira wine
- 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground cardamom
- 1/2 cup (125 g) diced dried apricots
- 1 teaspoon cornstarch
- 6 ripe bananas,peeled and sliced lengthwise
- 4 tablespoons brown sugar
- 4 tablespoons chopped nuts
Preheat the oven to 425 F (210 C).
Reserve 2 tablespoons of raspberry syrup. In a small pot,combine raspberries,the rest of syrup,lemon juice,Madeira,cardamom and dried apricots. Stir well and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 15 minutes,stirring occasionally.
In a small mixing bowl,combine reserved 2 tablespoons of syrup and cornstarch. Mix well and stir into the hot mixture,cooking and stirring for 2 minutes.
Arrange bananas in a large,shallow dish. Spoon the raspberry mixture down the center of each banana and sprinkle brown sugar over top.
Bake in preheated oven, on the lower rack for 10 minutes or until bubbly.
Cut each baked banana crosswise and transfer to serving plate. Divide Madeira-Raspberry sauce among the 6 servings. Sprinkle with chopped nuts and brown sugar. Serve warm.