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Bananas Foster Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Christopher Van Houten

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 Tbsp butter
6 Tbsp brown sugar
1 tsp cinnamon
c walnuts (optional)
c rum
4 bananas, halved lengthwise
1 tsp vanilla
- tsp salt
Vanilla ice cream

Directions:
Directions:
1. Melt butter in pan over medium heat. Cook until the butter begins to brown, about 5 minutes. Add brown sugar, cinnamon, rum, and walnuts (if using) and stir to thoroughly combine. Cook for a few minutes until the sugar dissolves and the mixture thickens slightly. Stir in the vanilla. Add bananas and gently toss in the caramel sauce. Reduce heat to medium-low and allow to cook until bananas are slightly softened, about 4 minutes. Add tsp salt, taste, and add more if desired.

2. Serve over vanilla ice cream.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
15 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Bananas Foster is a signature New Orleans recipe. Although restaurants might flambe the dessert, that step is more for show than for flavor, so I skip the trouble and the fire hazard.

 

 

 

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