Bananas in Cointreau Caramel

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Serves 4


  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup light cream
  • 10 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons Cointreau liqueur
  • 4 bananas, sliced
  • 1/2 cup pecans, chopped
  • Plain yogurt, for serving


Combine the brown sugar, cream and butter in a saucepan. Stir over low heat until the sugar dissolves. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer, stirring, for 3 minutes. Remove from heat and whisk in the Cointreau. Add the bananas and gently stir until they are coated.

Divide among individual serving bowls and sprinkle with the chopped pecans. Serve with yogurt.

Recipe reprinted by permission of Weldon Russell. All rights reserved.

RecID 2844

nutrition information per serving

696 calories; 46g total fat; 107mg cholesterol; 38mg sodium; 69g carbohydrates; 4g fiber; 4g protein

These nutrition facts are calculated according to the ingredients listed in this recipe. Any substitutions will change these facts. Although we strive for accuracy, please note that food manufacturers occasionally change their food formulas, which could affect the calculations as shown.

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