Bananas on Toast 1911

Peel six bananas (not too ripe), cut them in halves lenghways, sprinkle with a little salt and cayenne or paprika pepper and fry them in butter a pale brown colour. Turn the bananas frequently while frying. Prepare thin slices of toast, cut the shape of the bananas, dip the bread in milk before toasting as this will improve the flavour considerable. When toasted, spread each slice with a thick layer of whipped cream, sprinkle with a little nutmeg and pepper and place the fried bananas upon them. Dish up on a folded serviette or fancy paper dish and serve hot.