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.