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Barbecued Blind Bananas

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“For an introduction to dessert from the grill, it doesn’t get any easier than this. This great grilled fruit recipe is from Barbecues Galore. I'm guessing that they are blind because they've been into the rum! Enjoy!”
8 banana halves

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat barbecue to medium heat.
  2. Melt the butter in a small saucepan. Add the cinnamon, allspice, and cloves and stir. Add the sugar and rum.
  3. Stir and let thicken. Be careful to keep the heat low and occasionally stir so that the sauce does not clump up on you.
  4. While the sauce warms and thickens, cut your bananas down the middle lengthwise – leaving the skins on. Squeeze the lime on the bananas.
  5. Generously brush about half of the sauce onto the bananas with a silicon basting brush. Put your bananas skin side up directly over the heat for 2-3 minutes. Flip the bananas and grill the other side for about 2-3 minutes.
  6. Put your ice cream and a few berries into a dish.
  7. Remove the bananas from the grill and brush with the remaining sauce.
  8. Slip the bananas out of their skins into the dishes with a knife.

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