Akwadu or baked bananas is a excellent way to conclude your African meal. The bananas are simply delicious, warm and sweet and would be wonderful for breakfast as well.
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Akwadu (Baked Bananas)
A lovely dessert for any occassion
- 4 bananas
- 1/2 cup shredded coconut
- 1/2 cup orange juice
- 1/4 cup brown sugar
- 2 lemons juice of
- 3 Tablespoons butter melted
- cinnamon optional
- honey optional
- preheat oven to 400 degrees
- peel and cut the bananas into chunks
- Arrange them in a baking dish
- pour the butter over and drizzle the orange and lemon juices
- Sprinkle with cinnamon, brown sugar and coconut
- Bake for 10 minutes
- Remove from oven and drizzle over some honey
- put oven to broil and brown for about 2 minutes but watch to make sure it does not burn
- Remove and serve warm
Calories: 319kcal | Carbohydrates: 54g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 23mg | Sodium: 111mg | Potassium: 615mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 37g | Vitamin A: 400IU | Vitamin C: 54mg | Calcium: 37mg | Iron: 1mg