Bananas Foster recipe

Bananas Foster

Bananas Foster is a classic dessert that’s perfect for impressing guests or indulging in a sweet treat. This recipe serves 4, and each serving contains approximately 300 calories.


  • 4 ripe bananas, peeled and sliced
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup dark rum
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Vanilla ice cream (optional)


  1. Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add the brown sugar and stir until it’s completely dissolved.
  3. Add the cinnamon and stir to combine.
  4. Add the bananas to the skillet and cook for 2-3 minutes, stirring gently.
  5. Add the rum to the skillet and carefully ignite it with a long match or lighter. Let the flames burn out naturally.
  6. Serve the bananas Foster over vanilla ice cream (optional).


  • Calories: 300
  • Protein: 1g
  • Fat: 16g
  • Carbohydrates: 50g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Sugar: 38g
  • Sodium: 40mg

Cooking and Preparation Time:

  • Cooking time: 10 minutes
  • Preparation time: 5 minutes

Category and Cuisine:

  • Category: Dessert
  • Cuisine: American

Additional Notes:

  • If you don’t have a long match or lighter, you can simply skip the step where you ignite the rum. The recipe will still taste delicious.
  • Be sure to use a large skillet so that you have plenty of room to stir the bananas and sauce without everything spilling out of the pan.

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