Mix the molasses, spices,
lemon and rum. Put the bananas in an oven dish and cover them well with
the molasses mixture. Bake them 15 minutes in the oven at 190 degrees
I was looking for an
opportunity to use kajoli, a spread from date palm juice, locally available
Date palms grow here and their juice is also the basis of molasses.
Finally, with the ingredient list above, the bananas end up not being
so Caribbean any more, apart from the rum. But the taste is good and
the recipe is an example of real fusion cooking, the most favorite thing
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