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Bananas Foster Recipe

Bananas Foster Recipe

Dessert lovers of every kind will find this sweet treat very "apeeling"! It's an impressive ending to everyday meals.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:3-4 servings


  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Dash ground cloves
  • 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 3 medium firm bananas, halved lengthwise and cut into thirds
  • 1/4 teaspoon rum extract
  • Ice cream


  • 1. In a large skillet, melt butter. Stir in the brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves. Cook and stir until sugar is dissolved. Stir in cream. Add bananas and extract. Serve warm with ice cream. Yield: 3-4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup: 589 calories, 28g fat (17g saturated fat), 95mg cholesterol, 218mg sodium, 85g carbohydrate (74g sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein.

Reviews for Bananas Foster

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tastesgood1 User ID: 7331574 221334
Reviewed Feb. 25, 2015

"Made this for my husband and I instead of dinner since we'd had a large lunch much earlier. It was very good. I cut the recipe in half so had to guess a bit at measurement and used Redi-Whip rather than heavy whipping cream. Although we definitely enjoyed this I'd like to try the Classic recipe next using the liquors to better judge the difference. Definitely recommend for a special occasion and would be excellent for children since it uses the rum extract rather than the alcohol."

Amy the Midwife User ID: 2816815 134099
Reviewed Mar. 23, 2013

"I used fresh ground nutmeg, half & half in place of the whipping cream, used 1 tablespoon of dark rum in place of the extract, and added a little vanilla. I sliced the bananas instead and we served the bananas foster over Oat Pancakes. Delicious!"

10sChick User ID: 4943196 207447
Reviewed May. 6, 2011

"So fast, simple and easy. Just excellent."

elendil User ID: 1434607 68112
Reviewed Apr. 3, 2011

"Very Very good! We all had second helpings :)"

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