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Banana Caramel Topping

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 10 min.


3-1/2 cups

Updated: Oct. 14, 2022
This dessert was made famous in New Orleans, and the recipe came from a hotel chef there. Guests rave about it when I make it, and it is very easy. —Angie Cassada, Monroe, North Carolina


  • 1 jar (12-1/4 ounces) caramel ice cream topping
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 5 medium firm bananas, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 1 teaspoon rum extract
  • Vanilla ice cream


  1. In a large saucepan, combine the ice cream topping, lemon juice, cinnamon and lemon zest. Cook and stir over medium heat until heated through.
  2. Just before serving, stir in bananas and extract. Serve over ice cream.

Nutrition Facts

1/4 cup: 102 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 87mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.

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