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Christine’s Banana Split

Food Network Canada
YIELDS
4 servings
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Ingredients

vanilla, bean, scraped
2
cup sugar
2
banana, 35%
1
cup 35% cream
1
Tbsp dark brown sugar
6
Tbsp bourbon
½
cup 35% cream
1
tsp lemon, juice
vanilla ice cream
mint, leaves, for garnish
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Directions

Step 1

Slice the bananas on the diagonal about ½ inch thick. Set aside.

Step 2

Whip 1 cup cream to medium stiff peak stage. Add the brown sugar and combine. Set aside.

Step 3

Scrape the vanilla bean seeds into a stainless saucepan with the sugar.

Step 4

Place pan over high heat. Cook for about 7 minutes until the sugar caramelizes to a deep amber colour.

Step 5

Periodically swirl the pan.

Step 6

When the sugar has caramelized in the pot, turn off the heat.

Step 7

Add the bourbon, lemon juice and 1/2 cup of cream.

Step 8

Return pan to the heat. Swirl the pan until mixture is liquid again.

Step 9

Gently toss most of the bananas into the sauce and swirl pan again.

Step 10

Scoop ice cream into a bowl and spoon a few extra banana slices over it. Cover with sauce. Top with whipped cream and a mint leaf.

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