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Bananas Foster

Yield 4 Servings
Weeknight Dessert

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition Information

  • calories 542
  • fat 30 g
  • satfat 18 g
  • protein 6 g
  • carbohydrate 58 g
  • fiber 2 g
  • cholesterol 151 mg
  • sodium 80 mg

How to Make It

  1. 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.

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