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Paula’s Bananas Foster

  • Prep time: 10 minutes
  • Cook time: 10 minutes
  • Servings: 10


  • 1 stick butter
  • 4 peeled and halved cut lengthwise bananas
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup dark rum


Melt butter in a large skillet. Add brown sugar and stir together. Add the bananas and cook until caramelized over medium-high heat. Pour in the rum and catch a flame off of the gas stove or a BBQ lighter. Flambé. Be careful a flame will shoot up above the pan. Stand back when ignited. Let flame die down. Serve over vanilla ice cream and/or a slice of pound cake.