Wonderful Banana Splits

Wonderful Banana Splits

Wonderful Banana Splits
 
Wonderful Banana Splits
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Ingredients
  • 3 T. sugar
  • 1 c. sliced almonds
  • Salt
  • ¼ c. unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ¼ c. light brown sugar
  • 1 T. light corn syrup
  • 1 c. heavy cream
  • ¾ c. bittersweet chocolate chips
  • 1 T. butter
  • ½ t. vanilla
  • 2 pts. Each of vanilla and chocolate ice cream
  • 8 small bananas, split
  • Whipped cream, for serving

Instructions
  1. Preheat oven 325. Line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In skillet, combine 1 T. sugar with 1 T. water and cook until sugar is dissolved.
  3. Add almonds and toss to coat.
  4. Spread almonds on baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes, just beginning to brown.
  5. Sprinkle with salt and stir and bake for another 10 minutes longer, stirring once or twice, until golden. Let cool completely.
  6. In saucepan, combine remaining 2 T. sugar with cocoa powder, brown sugar and pinch of salt.
  7. Add corn syrup and cream and whisk until smooth.
  8. Bring to boil for 30 seconds.
  9. Remove from heat and whisk in chocolate chips and butter until melted.
  10. Stir in vanilla.
  11. Scoop vanilla and chocolate ice cream into banana boats and lay the halved bananas alongside.
  12. Top with fudge sauce, whipped cream and almonds. Serve immediately.

 

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