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Hot Cardamon Bananas

By Ellybird (GoodFood Community)
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  • Easy
  • Serves 2
Simple dessert, delicious with creme fraiche


  • 4 bananas, not too ripe
  • 75g unsalted butter, cut into small pieces
  • A little lemon juice
  • 4 tablespoons soft light brown sugar
  • 6 cardamon pods, husks removed and the seeds crushed
  • 1 tablespoon flaked almonds
  • Creme fraiche to serve


  • STEP 1
    Preheat oven to 200C.
  • STEP 2
    Peel and slice bananas diagonally to give elongated ovals.
  • STEP 3
    Butter a baking dish and place bananas in dish with sugar and cardamon.
  • STEP 4
    Squeeze over a little lemon juice and bake for 7 minutes or so until the sugar has melted.
  • STEP 5
    Remove from oven and baste the bananas with the pan juices.
  • STEP 6
    Add the butter and scatter over the almonds.
  • STEP 7
    Return to the oven for another 7 minutes until the bananas are soft and the almonds are golden and crisp.
  • STEP 8
    Serve hot with creme fraiche.
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