Grated Gruyere cheese can be used instead of cheddar cheese. Place bananas in saucepan and add just enough chicken stock to cover. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer until bananas are tender, about 20 to 25 minutes. Using a potato masher, mash until smooth (chicken stock will be absorbed). Let cool slightly. Meanwhile, heat butter in a small frypan and saute onions until tender. Add the onions, cream, beaten eggs to cooked bananas until combined; season with salt, nutmeg and cinnamon to taste. Mixture will be quite moist. Place banana mixture in a buttered shallow baking dish. Combine cheese with bread crumbs; sprinkle over top. Bake at 350 for 35 - 40 minutes or until top is golden.
Serves 4 - 6.
From The Gazette, 91/02/13.