Sweet Banana Bruschetta

Sweet Banana Bruschetta

Sweet Banana Bruschetta
Transform America's favorite fruit into a tropical treat good enough also to serve as an afternoon snack. A crunchy caramelized topping covers layers of chocolate cream cheese and bananas.
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Makes:
6 bruschetta

Ingredients
61/2 to 3/4 in. thick slices sweet Hawaiian bread, egg bread, or raisin bread
1 medium banana, mashed (1/2 cup)
1/4 cup tub cream cheese with pineapple
1 1/2 tsp. unsweetened cocoa powder
3 medium bananas, thinly sliced
1 tbsp. butter or margarine, melted
2 tbsp. brown sugar
Sifted powdered sugar
Chocolate curls 

Methods/steps
Toast bread and let cool. Combine mashed banana, cream cheese, and cocoa powder in a medium bowl. Spread some of the mixture over each toasted bread slice. Place slices on a cookie sheet. Layer banana slices on top of cream cheese mixture. Brush bananas with melted butter or margarine. Sprinkle with brown sugar.
Broil bruschetta 4 to 5 inches from the heat for 30 to 60 seconds or until banana slices just begin to glaze.
To serve, sprinkle tops with sifted powdered sugar and garnish with chocolate curls, if desired. Serve immediately.

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