Saturday, August 8, 2009

foodie friday!!!

i know posting has been somewhat sparse. i've just been enjoying summer.
the other day i saw chocolate-dipped frozen bananas on tv.
and then i was craving one.
and then mand showed up with these at a family get together.

the moral of the story is invite mand to your party.
she always brings yummy food.

chocolate-dipped frozen bananas
  • 8 medium bananas, peeled
  • 8 wooden popsicle sticks
  • 32 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped or chips
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter

Dipping decorations: granola, chopped nuts, sprinkles, jimmies, crushed cookies, etc.

Line a sheet pan with waxed paper. Cut 1-inch off the end of each banana. Insert a popsicle stick into the cut-end of each banana, pushing the stick halfway in, leaving the other end exposed for use as a handle. Place the bananas on the sheet pan and freeze 1 hour.

Melt the chocolate and butter in a bowl over a saucepan of simmering water, stirring occasionally.

Arrange the dipping decorations on several flat plates. Working with 1 banana at a time, dip it in the chocolate and turn to completely coat (spoon some on, if needed). Roll the dipped banana in the desired decorations, transfer to the sheet pan, and return to the freezer.

1 comment:

  1. what a nice gal that mand is.

    and how about a shout out for FREE bananas?!