Bananas Foster

A classic New Orleans deserts that is loved by young and old. If you are serving it to the kids you may eliminate the rum if you wish - it would still be a classic. 

Ingredients:
1/4 cup orange juice 
1 tablespoon lemon juice 
1/2 stick butter 
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 
1 teaspoon cinnamon 
4 tablespoons brown sugar 
1/3 cup light rum 
4 bananas - quartered 
4 scoops ice cream 
 
Directions: 
1. In a medium size saute pan combine orange juice, lemon juice, butter, nutmeg, cinnamon and brown sugar. 
2. Stir over medium heat until butter is melted and sugar is dissolved. 
3. Add rum, being careful as it may flame up. 
4. Simmer for 1 minute. Add bananas and simmer for additional 2 minutes. 
5. Serve over vanilla ice cream.
 
Yields 4 servings.
 
Recipe Compliments of Chef Patrick Mould.