Bananas Foster

Bananas Foster Recipe
Weeknight Dessert


4 Servings

Cost per Serving:


Nutritional Information

Calories 542
Fat 30 g
Satfat 18 g
Protein 6 g
Carbohydrate 58 g
Fiber 2 g
Cholesterol 151 mg
Sodium 80 mg


4 tablespoons unsalted butter
1/4 cup packed light brown sugar
3 tablespoons dark rum or orange juice
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 tablespoons minced crystallized ginger
3 bananas, peeled and halved lengthwise and crosswise
1 pint vanilla ice cream


Melt butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add brown sugar, rum, cinnamon, ginger and 1/4 cup water. Cook, stirring, until sugar dissolves, about 1 minute. Add bananas and sauté until softened, 2 minutes per side. Remove from heat and let cool for 2 to 3 minutes.

Divide ice cream among 4 dessert bowls. Spoon bananas into bowls and drizzle sauce over each. Serve immediately.

October 2007
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