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Bananas Foster

Yield 5 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup banana mixture and 1/2 cup ice cream)

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup light butter
  • 6 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 4 large bananas, sliced
  • 1/4 cup dark rum
  • 2 1/2 cups vanilla fat-free ice cream or frozen yogurt

Nutrition Information

  • calories 287
  • fat 5.3 g
  • satfat 3.4 g
  • protein 4.8 g
  • carbohydrate 57.5 g
  • cholesterol 16 mg
  • iron 0.7 mg
  • sodium 128 mg
  • caloriesfromfat 16 %
  • fiber 2.5 g
  • calcium 124 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine butter, brown sugar, and cinnamon in a large skillet over medium heat; cook, stirring constantly, until butter melts and sugar dissolves. Add banana; cook 2 minutes, coating slices in sugar mixture. Remove from heat.

  2. Heat rum in a small saucepan over medium-low heat. Pour heated rum into one side of skillet. Ignite rum with a long match; let flames die down. Return to medium heat; cook 30 seconds, stirring gently to coat banana.

  3. Place 1/2 cup ice cream in each of 5 goblets, and top with 1/2 cup banana mixture. Serve immediately.

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