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Equinox Restaurant
818 Connecticut Ave., NW
Washington, D.C. 20006
(202) 331-8118

Caramelized Banana Splits
Chef Todd Gray of Equinox Restaurant – Washington, DC
Adapted by StarChefs

Yield: 6 Servings


  • 6 bananas
  • 3 Tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 pint vanilla ice cream
  • 1 cup bittersweet chocolate sauce
  • 1 cup raisins in white wine and sugar
  • 3 Tablespoons toasted chopped hazelnuts

Peel and split bananas lengthwise. Place bananas on a metal pan, sprinkle with sugar and brulee using a blowtorch. Place bananas in serving dishes.

Place a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top of bananas. Drizzle with chocolate sauce and sprinkle with plumped raisins and hazelnuts.

Liqueur Pairing:
A Tawny Port such as the Warre's Otima 10-Year Tawny Port


  Published: January 2005