Carioca Banana Pie

Description

Yield
Servings
Prep time
30 minutes
Cooking time
30 minutes
Total time
1 hour

Ingredients

5 U
bananas
6 U
eggs, separated
1 3⁄4 c
granulated sugar
2 T
light brown sugar
  pn
cinnamon
1 T
Butter
4 oz
Butter, melted

Directions

Preheat oven to 300°F. Peel and halve the bananas. Heat one T butter in a sauté pan and lightly fry the bananas. Completely combine the egg yolks, 1 C sugar, light brown sugar, and cinnamon. Arrange the bananas in a baking dish and pour the egg mixture over the bananas. Place the egg whites in a clean mixing bowl and whip at high speed until they start to come up. Reduce to medium speed and slowly add the remaining 3/4 C of sugar. Continue beating until stiff. Spread or decoratively bag the meringue over the bananas. Bake for 30 minutes in the preheated oven. Serve warm or at room temperature.