Banana Split Recipe # 9
4 bananas, peeled, split lengthwise
8 teaspoons plus 1/4 cup (packed) dark brown sugar whipping cream
2 tablespoons dark rum 4 slices purchased banana bread or pound cake, toasted
4 scoops vanilla ice cream
4 scoops chocolate ice cream
4 scoops chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream
1 cup pecans, toasted
purchased chocolate syrup
sweetened flaked coconut, toasted
Preheat broiler. Place banana halves, cut side up, on baking sheet.
Sprinkle each with 1 teaspoon sugar. Broil bananas until sugar melts
and darkens, about 2 minutes. Set bananas aside. Using electric mixer,
beat whipping cream, dark rum, and remaining 1/4 cup sugar in large bowl until peaks form. Place 1 slice banana bread in each of 4 banana split dishes.
Place 1 banana half on each side of bread, parallel to long sides of
dish. Top bread with 1 scoop of each ice cream. Sprinkle with pecans
and drizzle with chocolate syrup. Top bananas with dollop of rum-whipped cream and sprinkle of coconut.