In which you turn a very ordinary banana into a very glamorous dessert.
6 bananas, a little underripe
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
1/4 cup maple syrup
2 tablespoons shaved crystallized ginger
Peel the bananas and slice in half, lengthwise. Place in a single layer in a greased baking dish. Pour the maple syrup over them and dot with butter or margarine. Bake in a 375 degrees F oven for 30 minutes, turning after 15 minutes.
Serve with crystallized ginger sprinkled on each portion.