Baked Bananas in Orange Sauce

A quick, easy and irresistible dessert. The warm orange sauce and bananas are ideal served with creamy vanilla ice cream.



3 tablespoons water

1/2 cup fresh orange juice

2 teaspoons grated orange zest

4 bananas, peeled and cut in half lengthwise

1 tablespoon butter, melted

vanilla ice cream

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Preheat oven to 350 °. Lightly coat an 8-inch baking pan with butter.
Combine honey and water in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil. Boil 5 minutes without stirring. Remove from the heat. Carefully stir in orange juice and zest. Simmer 3 minutes.
Place banana halves cut-side-down in prepared baking pan. Brush bananas with butter and bake for 10 minutes. Pour sauce over bananas and continue baking another 10 minutes.
To serve place 2 banana halves on each plate, top with a scoop of ice cream. Spoon warm sauce over all.
Serves: 4