Grilled Banana Split
2 firm, ripe bananas, unpeeled
1 tablespoon honey
1 pint vanilla ice cream
1/2 cup fudge ice cream topping, heated
1/4 cup coarsely chopped pecans or walnuts, toasted
Whipped cream (optional)
Maraschino cherries (optional)
in half lengthwise and then crosswise so each banana yields four pieces
(do not peel).
Brush hone on cut sides of bananas. Let stand for 5 minutes.
For a charcoal grill, grill bananas, cut-side down, on the rack of an
uncovered grill directly over
low coals for 2 minutes or until grill marks appear. Using a pair of
long-handled tongs, turn over
and grill 4 to 5 minutes more or until skin pulls away from the banana.
(For a gas grill, preheat
grill. Reduce heat to low. Place bananas on grill rack over
Cover and grill as above.)
Peel banana pieces. Arrange 2 pieces of banana in each individual
Top each serving
with 2 small scoops of ice cream. Ladle 2 teaspoons of hot fudge
over each sundae. Sprinkle
each with 1 tablespoon of chopped nuts.
If you like, add whipped
cream and place a cherry
on top. Serve immediately. Makes 4 servings.
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