Servings: Serves 4
Ingredients 2 tablespoons butter3 ripe bananas , peeled and sliced diagonally2 tablespoons firmly packed brown sugar1/2 cup dark rumJuice of 1 lime1 pint vanilla ice cream12 gingersnaps , crumbled4 heaping spoonfuls whipped cream1/2 cup toasted coconut3/4 cup sliced tropical fruit (such as kiwi, star fruit, or pineapple)
In a large skillet, melt butter over medium-high flame. Add bananas and cook, stirring, 3 minutes, until they begin to soften. Sprinkle bananas with brown sugar and cook, stirring, 2 minutes. Remove skillet from heat; add rum. Return skillet to heat. Standing back, ignite rum with a long wooden match. When flame burns out, add lime juice.
Divide bananas and sauce among four large martini glasses or dessert bowls. Top each serving with ice cream, crumbled cookies, whipped cream, coconut, and tropical fruit.