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Ice Cream Banana Dessert

 Ice Cream Banana Dessert
Carol Schlagenhauser shares a delightful dessert that couldn’t be easier. “I’ve been making this simple treat since I was a young girl,” she writes from Butler, Ohio. “It resembles a banana split but without the mess and expense.”
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 5 min.


  • 1 medium banana
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 cup vanilla ice cream


  • Slice banana in half lengthwise; cut each in half widthwise. Divide
  • banana slices between two microwave-safe dessert dishes. Dot with
  • butter; sprinkle with brown sugar.
  • Microwave, uncovered, on high for 25-30 seconds or until butter and
  • brown sugar are melted. Top with ice cream.
  • Yield: 2 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving equals 289 calories, 13 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 44 mg cholesterol, 117 mg sodium, 43 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.
Wine: Sweet White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.