Baked Bananas

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The Settlement Cook Book

By Lizzie Black Kander

Published 1903

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Pull down a section of the skin of each banana, loosen the pulp from the skin, remove all coarse threads that adhere to the Pulp and return the pulp to the skin in its original position; lay the fruit thus prepared in an agate pan and bake in a hot oven until the skins are blackened and the pulp is softened remove pulp from the skin without injury to shape, bend in a hall circle and dispose in a serving dish; sprinkle with powdered sugar and fine-chopped, blanched pistachio nuts and serve as a dessert dish; or pour a Currant Jelly Sauce, and serve as an entree with broiled or roasted meat.