Bananas Foster

Date Added: Mar 1, 2010 American Desserts
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Prep Time

2 mins

Cook Time

4 mins

Ready In

6 mins



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Bananas Foster a great New Orleans dessert dish. This Bananas foster recipe contains an ice cream topping with slices of bananas tossed in caramelized brown sugar, butter, banana liqueur and brandy.


  • 4  Each Ripe bananas, peeled
  • 1
  • 4  Table Spoon(s) Tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2
  • 1  Cup(s) Packed light brown sugar
  • 3
  • ¾  Tea Spoon(s) Ground cinnamon
  • 4
  • 1  Cup(s) Banana liqueur
  • 5
  • 1  Cup(s) Dark rum
  • 6
  • 1  Pint (s) Vanilla Ice Cream
  • 7


    1. Cut the bananas in half across and then lengthwise.
    2. Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium heat.
    3. Add the brown sugar and cinnamon and cook, stirring, until the sugar dissolves, about 2 minutes.
    4. Add the bananas and turning, cook on both sides.
    5. Pull skillet off the stove and add rum to avoid getting the flame into the bottle.
    6. Place skillet back on the stove and add a little creme de banana liquor for flavor.
    7. Divide the ice cream among 4 dessert plates.
    8. Gently lift the bananas from the pan and place 4 pieces on each scoop of ice cream.
    9. Spoon the sauce over the ice cream and bananas, and serve immediately.

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