Classic Bananas Foster
Yields: 5-7 Servings
  • ¾ cup unsalted butter
  • 2 cups firmly packed light brown sugar
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 5 ripe bananas, cut in half and sliced lengthwise
  • ½ cup dark rum
  • Vanilla ice cream, to serve
  1. In a large skillet, melt butter 
over medium-high heat. Stir in brown sugar, salt, and cinnamon; cook, stirring constantly, until sugar is dissolved. Add bananas, and cook until tender, about 4 minutes. Remove from heat. Add rum; use 
a stick lighter to ignite rum. Cook until flames die out. Serve with vanilla ice cream, if desired.
Recipe by Taste of the South at