Bananas Foster

In this light version the amounts of butter and sugar are decreased and the ice cream is replaced with nonfat frozen yogurt. But the flavor and the flames are as authentic as the original.


4 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Nutritional Information

Calories 323
Caloriesfromfat 16 %
Fat 5.8 g
Satfat 3.5 g
Cholesterol 8 mg
Sodium 110 mg
Carbohydrate 64.9 g
Fiber 3.5 g
Protein 5.5 g


1 tablespoon butter
1/4 cup firmly packed dark brown sugar
1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
4 bananas, quartered
1/4 cup banana liqueur
1/4 cup dark rum
12 ounces nonfat vanilla frozen yogurt


Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat; add brown sugar and next 3 ingredients. Cook, stirring constantly, 2 minutes or until bananas are tender.

Pour rum over bananas, and ignite with a long match; cook until flames disappear. Serve immediately over frozen yogurt.

April 1996
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