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Bananas Foster

  • Makes 4 servings.


  • 3 Tablespoons butter
  • 3 Tablespoons brown sugar, packed
  • Juice of 1 small orange
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 4 ripe bananas, sliced lengthwise
  • 4 Tablespoons dark rum
  • Dash of cinnamon
  • Vanilla ice cream


Melt butter in saucepan and add brown sugar. Melt sugar, stirring constantly. Add orange and lemon juice and stir until mixture begins to boil. Add banana slices and toss until bananas are thoroughly coated with the sauce. Pour rum into saucepan and mix gently with the bananas and sauce. Remove from heat and ignite rum. Sprinkle cinnamon over bananas and allow flame to burn down. Serve immediately over scoops of good quality vanilla ice cream.

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