Bananas Foster Sauce

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.


4 servings

Updated: Jun. 30, 2023
This sweet treat is very appealing and versatile! It's an impressive ending to everyday meals as a dessert, or with waffles for brunch. — Taste of Home Test Kitchen
Bananas Foster Sauce Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 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
  • Optional: Waffles, pancakes or vanilla 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, about 2 minutes. Stir in cream. Add bananas and extract. Serve warm, with waffles, pancakes or vanilla ice cream if desired.

Nutrition Facts

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

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