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bananas foster

Recipe by
Francine Lizotte
Surrey South, BC

This is a quick and easy recipe to make and always a delight to serve! It's a decadent dessert to enjoy anytime!

yield 2 servings
prep time 3 Min
cook time 8 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For bananas foster

  • 1 lg
  • 1 oz
    dark rum such as gosling
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 3 Tbsp
    brown sugar
  • 1/4 c
    freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 1/4 tsp
    orange zest
  • 2 scoop
    vanilla ice cream, or as needed

How To Make bananas foster

  • 1
    Cut banana in half, remove the peel and discard it. Cut it in half lengthwise and set aside.
  • 2
    In a small saucepan over medium-low heat, add rum and keep it warm until ready to use – don’t let it simmer!
  • 3
    In a medium skillet over medium heat, add butter and when it’s melted, add brown sugar and freshly squeezed orange juice. Stir until the ingredients are well blended and bring to a simmer.
  • 4
    When the mixture is simmering, add the banana pieces cut side down and let them sit, undisturbed, for a minute before spooning the sauce over; cook for 2 minutes.
  • 5
    Carefully flip them over and add orange zest; cook for another 2 minutes.
  • 6
    Take the saucepan and ignite the rum. Then pour it over the banana pieces – let the flame subside.
  • 7
    Serve it immediately with a nice big scoop of vanilla ice cream and pour the delicious sauce over.
  • 8
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