Contributed by Virginia Hirons


4 ripe plantains
6 tbsp. of butter 
2 tbsp of flour 
4 tbsp of sugar 
2 Boquete oranges cut in thin slices (with rind) 
1/2 cup of rum (any kind) 
1/4 cup of corn syrup (Karo) 
1 tbsp of lemon juice 
grated half lemon 


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 at 350 for approximately 35 min. basting the plantains with juice from the pan.

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