Banana Glace

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This double-strength banana dessert beats a banana split halfway to Dakar! Served with an excellent demitasse, it is a delicious and sophisticated dessert. Posted for ZWT 2006.

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  • add   1/2 teaspoon chopped candied fruit (as angelica or red cherries)
  • add   1 tablespoon chopped peanuts
  • add   8 whole bananas
  • add   1 tablespoon slivered almonds
  • add   1 pint heavy cream
  • add   4 bananas
  • add   1/2 cup sugar
  • add   1 teaspoon black raisins


  1. In a blender, beat mashed bananas, cream and sugar until frothy.
  2. Pour into freezer trays and freeze for 1 to 2 hours until partially firm.
  3. Cut 8 bananas in half lengthwise and then in half across.
  4. Place 4 pieces in a row side by side on a dessert plate.
  5. Spread the frozen bananas uniformly over the fresh bananas.
  6. Sprinkle with toppings.
  7. Serve immediately.