Jamaican Baked Bananas

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Jamaican obviously. Delightful baked bananas in a clear, set, orange glaze. Sweet and delicious. This recipe was used when the children were little.

And lots of FAIRTRADE content.

Ingredients

4 to 6
FAIRTRADE bananas
30 ml
margarine
30 ml
FAIRTRADE sugar
250 ml
FAIRTRADE orange juice
30 ml
cornstarch
75 ml
(cold) FAIRTRADE orange juice
100 g
FAIRTRADE raisins and / or sultanas or mixed fruit
FAIRTRADE dessicated coconut
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Method

Preheat oven to gas mark 5 (190 °C; 375 °F).

Peel and arrange bananas in an oven proof casserole dish.

In saucepan combine margarine, sugar, and 250 ml orange juice.

Cook and stir for about one minute over a medium heat.

Then combine the cornstarch and 75 ml orange juice and add to the hot mixture and cook until clear and thickened.

If desired, add the raisins or sultanas.

Pour over the bananas.

Cover the top with a thin layer of grated coconut.

Bake for 25 to 30 minutes at gas mark 5 (190 °C; 375 °F).

To serve

Serve warm with custard in winter, ice cream in summer, ice cream and cream for high days and holidays.

Variation

Try Fairtrade Tropical Fruit Juice for an alternative flavour.

Variations

Baked Bananas

Bananas and Custard

Chocco Bananas