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John's Bananas Foster

Working quickly, pre-scoop ice cream into a large bowl, and store in the freezer to make serving easy. If you don't have countertops that accommodate a hot skillet, just move the skillet to an unlit burner on your stovetop before igniting.

Southern Living SEPTEMBER 2006

  • Yield: Makes 6 to 8 servings
  • Cook time:6 Minutes
  • Prep time:10 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 medium-size ripe bananas
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup banana liqueur
  • 1/2 cup rum
  • Vanilla ice cream

Preparation

1. Cut bananas in half crosswise; cut each half in half lengthwise. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat; add brown sugar, and cook, stirring constantly, 2 minutes.

2. Add bananas to skillet, and remove from heat. Stir in liqueur and rum, and carefully ignite the fumes just above mixture with a long match or long multipurpose lighter. Let flames die down.

3. Return skillet to heat, and cook 3 to 4 minutes or until bananas are soft and curl slightly. Remove from heat. Serve banana mixture immediately over vanilla ice cream.

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