Flaming Bananas - Easy & Elegant

Martha Price


I don't entertain often, but when I do I want to be SURE everything turns out right, so I skip the complicated stuff and use my go-tos, of which this is one. Elegant and tasty enough for company, but sooo easy and absolutely foolproof!


★★★★★ 1 vote

15 Min
Stove Top


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2 - 3 Tbsp
2/3 c
ripe bananas, peeled
1/2 c
favorite ice cream

How to Make Flaming Bananas - Easy & Elegant


  • 1Melt butter in a chafing dish or skillet. Stir in sugar and heat over medium heat until sugar melts.
  • 2Halve, then slice bananas lengthwise and add to butter-sugar mixture; turn to coat all sides. Pour in rum, keeping on medium heat.
  • 3Pour a little rum into a teaspoon, hold it over the flame of chafing dish, gas range, or other fire source until it flames. Use the flaming rum to light rum in skillet. Spoon flaming sauce over bananas several times. When flames die down, serve with vanilla (or other) ice cream.

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About Flaming Bananas - Easy & Elegant

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Collection: Food in a Flash
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids

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