Drunken Plantains

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This recipe uses ripe plantains with syrup, rum and fresh oranges
Recipe By: Virginia Hirons
  • Prep10 min |
  • Total45 min |
  • Serves4-6


    • 4 each ripe plantain
    • 6 tablespoons butter
    • 2 tablespoons flour
    • 4 tablespoons sugar
    • 2 each oranges, cut in thin slices with rind
    • 1/2 cup Rum
    • 1/4 cup corn syrup
    • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
    • 1/2 - lemon, grated rind


Preheat oven to 350F
Peel the plantains and cut them into 2" slices.

In a large frying pan, melt the butter and brown  the plantains slightly. In a bowl, mix the flour with  the sugar and mix in the browned plantains. Grease a Pyrex bowl and spoon in the plantain mix. Cover with orange  slices and rind. In a bowl, mix the rum, the lemon juice, grated lemon and corn syrup. Pour this mixture over the plantains, orange slices and rind.

Bake for approximately 35 minutes,  basting the plantains with juice from the pan.
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