4 Servings 15 min Cook
0 Tsp, ground Cardamom
1 Serving 1/2 cup Vanilla Ice Creams
1/4 Cup packed Brown Sugar
1/2 Cup, fluid (yields 2 cups whipped) Heavy Whipping Cream
4 Medium (7" to 7-7/8" long) Banana
1/2 Stick Butter
3/4 Tsp Lime Juice
PREPARATION: Halve banana lengthwise, then crosswise
Heat 1 tablespoon butter in a 10-inch heavy skillet over moderately high heat until foam subsides, then saut half of bananas, cut sides down first, turning over once, until golden, 1 1/2 to 2 minutes total.
Transfer with a slotted spatula to 2 dessert bowls.
Heat 1 tablespoon butter and saute remaining bananas in same manner, transferring to 2 more bowls.
Melt remaining 2 tablespoons butter in skillet over moderate heat, then add brown sugar, cream, cardamom, and a pinch of salt and simmer, stirring occasionally, until sauce is slightly thickened, about 2 minutes.
Remove from heat and stir in lime juice.
Spoon sauce over bananas and ice cream.