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Bubbly Brown-Sugar Bananas

All You OCTOBER 2006

  • Yield: 4 Servings
  • Cost Per Serving:$.40


  • 4 large ripe but firm bananas (about 1 1/2 lb.), cut into thick slices
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Vanilla ice cream, optional
  • Toasted sliced almonds, optional


In a large bowl, toss bananas with lemon juice. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Stir in brown sugar. Cook, KITCHEN TIPS stirring, until sugar has dissolved, about 1 minute.

Add bananas to skillet and cook, basting and gently turning often with a large spoon, until bananas become softened around edges, about 3 minutes. Sprinkle cinnamon on top. Serve bananas, slightly cooled, on their own or with vanilla ice cream and almonds, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 325
  • Fat: 12g
  • Saturated fat: 7g
  • Protein: 2g
  • Carbohydrate: 57g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Cholesterol: 31mg
  • Sodium: 3mg

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