Rummed Bananas

  • Active Time 20m
  • Total Time 20m

Makes 4 servings


  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup light rum
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 2 bananas, peeled, halved lengthwise and then crosswise
  • 1 quart vanilla ice cream


In a small, heavy saucepan over high heat, stir the sugar constantly with a wooden spoon until it melts and caramelizes to a rich brown color, about 8 minutes.

Add the butter and stir vigorously to combine it with the sugar. Add the rum and then the cream, stirring vigorously to incorporate.

Add the bananas and stir to coat with the sauce. Spoon portions over vanilla ice cream and serve at once.

Recipe reprinted by permission of Doubleday. All rights reserved.

RecID 3879

nutrition information per serving

744 calories; 26g total fat; 94mg cholesterol; 113mg sodium; 120g carbohydrates; 1g fiber; 6g 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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