Banane Alla Maniera
|4 ripe bananas
2 baking apples (large)
4 Tbsp. or so granulated sugar
a good splash of rum or any other liqueur
4 or more amaretti cookies crumbled
3-4 oz Earth Balance Butter
|Preheat Oven to 400 Degrees
Cut off ends of the bananas then slice to divide them in half lengthwise.
Remove banana from skins and cut into medium slices.
Reserve the skins.
Peel the apples and cure them.
Dice the apples finely.
Cook apples in a saucepan with a few drops of water and the sugar until a little soft.
Puree the apples and add the liqueur, simmering until thick.
Add some Earth Balance butter and cop a little longer.
Fill the banana skins with the apple puree and surmount with the sliced banana.
Sprinkle on the cookie crumbs and dot with butter (liqueur is also good!)
Butter a shallow baking dish suitable for table service and arrange bananas.
Bake in oven for 10 minutes. Serve Hot