Banana Compote

Compote de Bananes

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Appears in

The Picayune's Creole Cook Book

By The Times Picayune Publishing Company

Published 1901

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  • A Dozen Bananas
  • ½ Pound of Sugar
  • The Juice of Half a Lemon
  • ½ Cupful of Water


Peel the bananas and cut them into halves. Put the sugar and the water on to boil, and after ten minutes add the Lemon juice. Then put the Bananes, a few at a time, into the hot syrup, and let them stew gently. After a half hour take them out, lay in a dish, pour over the hot liquid syrup, and serve either hot or cold.