Paula’s Bananas Foster

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Servings: 4 Servings
Prep Time: 5 min
Cook Time: 8 min
Difficulty: Moderate

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1   stick butter
4   bananas peeled and halved, cut lengthwise
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup dark rum


Melt butter in a large skillet. Add brown sugar and stir together. Add the bananas and cook until caramelized over medium-high heat. Pour in the rum and catch a flame off of the gas stove or a BBQ lighter. Flambe. Be careful a flame will shoot up above the pan. Stand back when ignited. Let flame die down. Serve over vanilla ice cream and/or a slice of pound cake.

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Reader Comments:


Hello, Here is some information for the flambe technique:

By Jonathan Able on October 20, 2011


Not sure what it means about the flame... Can someone enlighten me please.

By Anonymous on October 02, 2011


I made this tonight for my son and husband. I didnt have Dark Rum so I used Brandy. They loved it. Thanks Paula

By Barbara on February 27, 2011



By Anonymous on February 12, 2010

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