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Honey Baked Bananas

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Honey Baked Bananas

Honey Baked Bananas - Sweet and Scrumptious Ending For A Light Meal

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Difficulty:
moderate
Difficulty
Preparation:
25 min.
Preparation
ready in 45 min.
Ready in
Calories:
455
calories
Calories

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Nutritional values

Bananas are rich in vitamin B6, potassium and magnesium, which help support brain, heart and nervous system health.

If you're low on time, simple skip the dough sheets and serve the prepared bananas with some yogurt and dark chocolate.

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie455 kcal(22 %)
Protein8 g(8 %)
Fat10 g(9 %)
Carbohydrates80 g(53 %)
Sugar added28 g(112 %)
Roughage4.5 g(15 %)
Vitamin A0.1 mg(13 %)
Vitamin D0.1 μg(1 %)
Vitamin E0.6 mg(5 %)
Vitamin B₁0.1 mg(10 %)
Vitamin B₂0.2 mg(18 %)
Niacin2.5 mg(21 %)
Vitamin B₆0.6 mg(43 %)
Folate37 μg(12 %)
Pantothenic acid0.5 mg(8 %)
Biotin11.3 μg(25 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.1 μg(3 %)
Vitamin C19 mg(20 %)
Potassium762 mg(19 %)
Calcium65 mg(7 %)
Magnesium80 mg(27 %)
Iron1.5 mg(10 %)
Iodine8 μg(4 %)
Zinc0.7 mg(9 %)
Saturated fatty acids4.9 g
Uric acid41 mg
Cholesterol19 mg
Development of this recipe:

Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
2
1 ounce
4 tablespoons
½ teaspoon
3 sheets
Filo dough ((About 12)
4
ripe Bananas
1
2 tablespoons
1 ounce
Chocolate (70% cocoa)
4 tablespoons
Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Small pot, 1 Baking sheet, 1 Casserole dish, 2 Small bowls, 1 Cutting board, 1 Small knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Teaspoon, 1 Peeler, 1 Whisk, 1 Slotted spatula, 1 Brush, 1 Oven rack, 1 Parchment paper, 1 Citrus juicer

Preparation steps

1.
Honey Baked Bananas preparation step 1

Separate the eggs, holding yolks aside for another use. Melt 1-ounce butter and allow to cool. In a small bowl, beat the egg whites. In a separate bowl, mix sugar and cinnamon together.

2.
Honey Baked Bananas preparation step 2

Cut the pastry sheets in half, so that you make 6 rectangles about 6 x16". Lay the 2 rectangles next to each other and brush lightly with the egg white mixture.

3.
Honey Baked Bananas preparation step 3

Sprinkle with a bit of cinnamon sugar.  Layer another pastry sheet on top and again coat with egg white and sprinkle with cinnamon sugar.

4.
Honey Baked Bananas preparation step 4

Repeat once more, the top layer ending with egg white and remaining cinnamon sugar.

5.
Honey Baked Bananas preparation step 5

Cut each piece of dough into 4 rectangles of about approximately 6 x 8 inches. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and place the dough pieces on the sheet.

6.
Honey Baked Bananas preparation step 6

Bake in preheated oven on the middle rack at about 400 °F until golden brown. Leave to cool on an oven rack.

7.
Honey Baked Bananas preparation step 7

Grease a baking dish with the remaining butter. Peel the banana and place in dish. Squeeze the lime and measure 2 tablespoons juice.

8.
Honey Baked Bananas preparation step 8

Stir a pinch of nutmeg and honey into the lime juice. Coat the bananas in the mixture and bake in a preheated oven at 400° F about 12 minutes, turn once during cooking.

9.
Honey Baked Bananas preparation step 9

With a vegetable peeler, slice chocolate into fine shavings.

10.
Honey Baked Bananas preparation step 10

Place 1 baked pastry sheet on 4 plates and then top each with 1 banana. Top with 1 tablespoon yogurt and sprinkle with chocolate shavings. Place the remaining pastry on top as a cover and serve immediately.