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Bananas Foster Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sandra Marsh

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
4 bananas, split and quartered
1/3 cup light rum
Vanilla ice cream

Directions:
Directions:
Combine first 3 ingredients in a large skillet, cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until bubbly. Add banana cook 2-3 minutes or until thoroughly heated, basting constantly with syrup mixture.
Heat rum in a small saucepan over medium heat (do not boil). Quickly pour rum over banana mixture; immediately ignite with a long match. Let flames die down; serve immediately over ice cream.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
When flambeing a food such as bananas foster, use a long handled match. Hold the lighted match just above the liquid mixture. You want to light the fumes not the liquid itself. Most important don't lean over the pan. Stand back to ignite the mixture.

 

 

 

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