Bananas Foster

Ready in just 15 minutes, this easy recipe instantly awes guests. Brown sugar, bananas, and a splash of liqueur are warmed and poured over ice cream for an enticing dessert.


Bananas Foster

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Servings: 4
Serving size: 1/2  cup ice cream + about 1/3 cup bananas
Total Time: 15 mins
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Ingredients
  • 1/3  cup 
    butter
  • 1/3  cup 
    packed brown sugar
  • 3   
    ripe bananas, bias-sliced (2 cups)
  • 1/4  teaspoon 
    ground cinnamon
  • 2   tablespoons 
    creme de cacao or banana liqueur
  • 1/4  cup 
    rum
  • 2   cups 
    vanilla ice cream
Directions
1.
In a large skillet melt butter; stir in brown sugar until melted. Add bananas; cook and gently stir over medium heat about 2 minutes or until heated through. Sprinkle with cinnamon. Stir in creme de cacao.
2.
In a saucepan heat rum until it almost simmers. Ignite rum with a long match (see photo, below). Pour over bananas; stir gently to coat. Spoon sauce over ice cream; serve immediately.
3.
Makes 4 servings.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 483, Fat, total (g) 24, chol. (mg) 72, sat. fat (g) 15, carb. (g) 57, fiber (g) 2, pro. (g) 3, vit. A (IU) 923, vit. C (mg) 8, Thiamin (mg) 0, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Niacin (mg) 1, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 1, Folate (g) 20, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0, sodium (mg) 225, Potassium (mg) 553, calcium (mg) 111, iron (mg) 1, Fruit () 1, Other Carb () 3, Fat () 5, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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