3 medium ripe
bananas, cut into 1/2-inch slices
1/3 cup light brown sugar, firmly packed
1 Tablespoon butter, cut into pieces
1 cup milk
1/2 cup heavy cream
2 Tablespoons granulated sugar
1 vanilla bean, cut into 2-inch pieces
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1.2 cup salted peanuts, coarsely chopped
warm peanut butter sauce (see recipe below)
salted peanuts, for garnish
1. Preheat oven to 400°.
2. Toss together first 3 ingredients in a 2-qt. baking dish, and bake at 400° for 40 minutes or until bananas are browned and softened, stirring once after 20 minutes.
3. Spoon bananas and all of syrup in baking dish in a blender or food processor; add milk and next 5 ingredients to blender, and process 1 minute or until smooth. Pour mixture into an airtight container, and chill at least 4 hours or up to 24 hours.
4. Pour mixture into freezer container of a 1/2-gal. electric ice-cream maker, and freeze according to manufacturer’s instructions. (Instructions and times may vary.) Stir in chopped peanuts during last 1 minute of freezing, or add according to manufacturer’s instructions.
5. Divide ice cream between 4 chilled sundae bowls, and top with desired amount of Warm Peanut Butter Sauce. Garnish, if desired.
Note: If ice cream is too thin and runny after freezing,
transfer mixture to an airtight container, and freeze 1 to 2 hours or to
WARM PEANUT BUTTER
1 cup granulated
¾ cup milk
1 tablespoon light corn syrup
¼ teaspoon salt
6 Tablespoons creamy peanut butter
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
1. Stir together first 4 ingredients in a small saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, 5 minutes or until thickened and sugar is dissolved. Stir in peanut butter until smooth. Remove from heat, and stir in vanilla. Whisk before serving.
Preparation Time: 30 min
Total Time: Prep: 30 min., Bake: 40 min., Chill: 4 hr., Freeze
Makes: 4 to 6 servings
Nutritional Information: Nutrition per serving: 549 calories, 26g fat (10g sat., 11g mono.), 39mg cholesterol, 363mg sodium, 74g carb., 4g fiber, 11g protein.
Source: National Peanut Board