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Bananas Foster I

Rated as 4.62 out of 5 Stars

"Bananas sliced in a warm cinnamon and caramel sauce with rum. Serve over ice cream!"
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Ingredients

10 m servings 355
Original recipe yields 2 servings

Directions

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  1. In a small skillet over medium heat, melt butter. Stir in sugar and cinnamon and heat until bubbly. Peel and quarter the banana. Place banana pieces and lemon juice in skillet and cook 3 to 4 minutes more, basting with syrup.
  2. In a long-handled pan, heat rum and banana liqueur over medium heat until just warm. Ignite the alcohol and pour carefully over the banana slices. Remove the banana pan from the heat and continue to baste the banana slices with their sauce until the flames die down. Serve at once.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 355 calories; 11.8 41.3 0.8 31 89 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I just had this pricey dessert in New Orleans at the restaurant that invented it. It was fantastic! Ingredients are identical except for amounts. Try 1/4-1/2 cup butter, 1cup brown sugar, 1/2 ts...

Most helpful critical review

It was fun lighting my dessert on fire! The taste was just OK, and I found the rum taste to be too strong for this dish. So next time I will use less rum.

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I just had this pricey dessert in New Orleans at the restaurant that invented it. It was fantastic! Ingredients are identical except for amounts. Try 1/4-1/2 cup butter, 1cup brown sugar, 1/2 ts...

Excellent. But then it's impossible to go wrong with a banana's foster recipe -- it's just such a great dish. I doubled the recipe and flambeed it slightly differently: after the bananas sof...

FABULOUS! So quick & easy! I doubled and used 3 bananas. No alcohol, used Vanilla instead of liqueur. Spooned over vanilla ice cream and drizzled chocolate syrup on top! The kids and my husband...

It was fun lighting my dessert on fire! The taste was just OK, and I found the rum taste to be too strong for this dish. So next time I will use less rum.

Mmmmmmmm...ok, why 5 stars? Perhaps the rum is having an effect on me. But this is simple and great. I forgot the lemon juice (I think I was very worried about setting the rum on fire, a tech...

Excellent. I added more rum and cinnamon. Took the cooled mixture and made it into ice cream for a Cajun Christmas celebration held at my house. Everyone loved it.

I much prefer this to Bananas Foster II. In my opinion, this is as close as you can get to what fine dining restaurants serve. The banana liqueur is a nice addition and the combination flames v...

Great recipe but the serving size is not realistic. I made 12 servings for 6 people

Very Good! I used Banana Rum and it made it even better!