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This bananas with Madeira wine recipe is a delicious dessert that gathers two worldwide famed Madeira ingredients.
Portuguese Bananas with Madeira Wine Recipe
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Portuguese Bananas with Madeira Wine Recipe

Portuguese Bananas with Madeira Wine Recipe

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4 bananas1/4 cup of butter1 cup of Madeira wine4 tbsp of sugar1 cup of brandyCinnamon (to taste)
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    1. Peel the bananas and cut them in half.
    2. Fry them on a saucepan along with the butter, the Madeira wine and a pinch of cinnamon.
    3. Powder the bananas with the sugar and turn them to fry on both sides, until they get a golden colour.
    4. Then add the brandy and flame the bananas.
    5. Serve immediately and enjoy.
    Recipe & Photo Credit: Clara Campos *

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