- 4 ripe banana
- 1/4 cup stick of butter
- 1 cup of packed brown sugar
- 1/2 tsp cinnamon powder
- 1/4 cup banana liqueur
- 1/4 cup dark rum
- 4 scoops vanilla ice cream (for serving)
Banana Foster is one of the most famous banana desserts in the world. With its origins based in the Creole cuisine, the dish was created in New Orleans, Louisiana.
The dessert is prepared by caramelizing bananas in a rum, banana liqueur and brown sugar, served over a bed of cold vanilla ice cream. You can make this easy recipe for a quick and delicious dessert, which will please kids and adults alike.
Bananas are one of the most nutritionally loaded fruits and are called a super fruit because of high potassium content. Besides potassium bananas have various nutrients like vitamin B6, riboflavin, niacin, manganese, calcium, folate and other minerals and vitamins. Although bananas are healthy on their own, it is not advised that you consumed a dish like banana foster in large quantities.
How to Make Banana Foster
Did you know that the modern take on flambéing became popular in the 19th century? It became well known from an English Christmas Pudding described in one of Charles Dickens’s novels in 1843.