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Classic Bananas Foster Recipe

Classic Bananas Foster Recipe

The flavors of caramel, rum and walnut naturally complement fresh bananas in this classic dessert made easy!—Crystal Bruns, Iliff, Colorado
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 2 hours YIELD:5 servings


  • 5 medium firm bananas
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup rum
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/3 cup flaked coconut
  • Vanilla ice cream or sliced pound cake


  • 1. Cut bananas in half lengthwise, then widthwise; layer in the bottom of a 1-1/2-qt. slow cooker. Combine the brown sugar, butter, rum, vanilla and cinnamon; pour over bananas. Cover and cook on low for 1-1/2 hours or until heated through.
  • 2. Sprinkle with walnuts and coconut; cook 30 minutes longer. Serve with ice cream or pound cake. Yield: 5 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (calculated without ice cream or pound cake) equals 462 calories, 17 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 24 mg cholesterol, 99 mg sodium, 74 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 3 g protein.