- 1 cup packed dark brown sugar
- 1/4 cup hot water
- 8 cups, hot, cooked oatmeal (use the slow-cooked stuff instead of instant)
- 4 large, firm bananas, peeled and sliced slightly on the diagonal in 1-inch ovals
- Your choice of milk or cream
Preheat the broiler with the rack in the upper third of the oven.
Select 6 broilerproof bowls and place them on a heavy-duty rimmed baked sheet.
In a small bowl, mix the brown sugar together with the water to make a thick paste.Divide the oatmeal among the bowls.
Arrange the bananasin a fan shape on top of the oatmeal.
Divide the brown sugar mixture among the bowls, and use the back of a spoon to spread it to cover the bananas.
Place the baking sheet under the broiler and broil for 3 to 4 minutes, or until the brown sugar starts to bubble. Cook only until the entire surface is bubbling, but not so long that the sugar starts to burn.
Remove from the broiler and serve hot.