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Bananas Foster Oatmeal

This oatmeal tastes like bananas Foster, my favorite dessert. If you can’t find rum extract, double the vanilla. —Carol Touchton, Seffner, Florida
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 2 cups water
  • 1-1/2 cups 2% milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Dash ground ginger
  • Dash ground nutmeg
  • 2 medium firm ripe bananas, sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon rum extract
  • Optional toppings: Cinnamon sugar, sliced ripe bananas and sweetened whipped cream


  • In a large saucepan, bring water, milk and salt to a boil. Stir in oats; cook 5 minutes over medium heat, stirring occasionally. Cover and let stand.
  • In a small heavy saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in brown sugar and spices; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 5 minutes or until slightly thickened. Add bananas; cook, stirring gently, until bananas are glazed and slightly softened, 1-2 minutes.
  • Remove from heat; stir in extracts. Stir banana mixture into oatmeal. Spoon oatmeal into serving bowls; add toppings of your choice.
Nutrition Facts
1-1/3 cups: 561 calories, 28g fat (16g saturated fat), 68mg cholesterol, 529mg sodium, 72g carbohydrate (39g sugars, 6g fiber), 9g protein.

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