*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                     SWEET RISOTTO WITH EXOTIC BANANAS
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Desserts                         Low fat
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       c            Arborio rice
    3                    Exotic ripe bananas (about
    1 1/3   lb           Total weight), peeled and
                         Chopped
      1/4   c            Brown sugar
    3       c            Milk
      1/4   c            Creme de cacao liqueur
      1/2   ts           Cinnamon
 
   Sprinkle about a third of the rice in the bottom of a
   2-quart casserole dish.  Then sprinkle on a third of
   the bananas and a third of the sugar on top of them.
   Continue sprinkling in thirds until you're done. Pour
   on the milk and creme de cacao and sprinkle with
   cinnamon.  Cover and bake in a 375 degree pre-heated
   oven until the liquid has been absorbed and the rice
   is tender, about 1 hour.  Serve warm.
   
   We discovered that it also tastes good cold, standing
   in front of the refrigerator :-)
   
   You can substitute skim milk or evaporated skim milk
   instead of whole milk. Also, if exotic bananas aren't
   available,  substitute regular ones.   I used
   evaporated skim milk, regular bananas, and I think I
   left out the liqueur.  Arborio is the short-grained
   Italian rice traditionally used for risotto.  My
   regular supermarket does carry it.  Perhaps another
   kind of rice would work.
  
 
 
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