cup white sugar

1 cup light brown sugar

3 Tbs. evaporated milk

2 Tbs. butter

2 oz. white rum

4 bananas

8 - 16 tsp. chopped peanuts


In a small skillet: Heat: cup WHITE SUGAR, 1 cup LIGHT BROWN SUGAR, 3 Tbs. EVAPORATED MILK and 2 Tbs. BUTTER. Cook until sugar caramelizes (i.e., melts and starts to turn brown). Stir in 2 oz. WHITE RUM and cool. Slice 4 BANANAS. Arrange BANANA per person in compote dish. Spoon 3 to 4 Tbs. CARAMEL SAUCE over bananas. Sprinkle 1 to 2 tsp. CHOPPED PEANUTS over caramel sauce.


Serves 8.


country : Senegal

course : dessert


source : The African Cookbook / Bea Sandler