This section is from the book "The Memorandum Cookery Book", by Countess Morphy. Also available from Amazon: The Memorandum Cookery Book.
These make a very attractive-looking sweet and are simple and inexpensive to make.
A few bananas, 1 lb. of lump sugar, icing sugar, the white of 1 egg.
Make a somewhat thick syrup with the sugar and a few tablespoons of water. When it begins to thicken, add the white of egg beaten to a stiff froth. As soon as the syrup becomes white, dip the slices of banana in it, then roll them in a little icing sugar and set to cool.