How To Make Classic Bananas Foster

If you are looking for an elegant, classic dessert to serve after dinner … then add bananas foster to your menu and you will be sure to impress your guests. Bananas Foster originated in New Orleans, Louisiana and was created in 1951 by Paul Blangé. As fancy as this dessert sounds, it’s actually quite simple to prepare. Once you have combined and cooked all these decadently sweet ingredients, they are then served immediately on top of vanilla ice cream and ready to enjoy. In this video, Chef Susie will show you how to make classic bananas foster in just a few steps. For more great cooking demonstration videos, subscribe to the LearnToCookOnline YouTube channel.

Bananas Foster Recipe

2/3 cup dark brown sugar
1/4 cup butter
3 ½ tablespoons rum
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Juice of ½ orange
3 bananas
1 pint vanilla ice cream

1. Slice bananas lengthwise and crosswise and set aside
2. In a 10 inch skillet of medium low heat stir the butter and sugar and rum until dissolved, the rum may flame so stand back when mixing. When dissolved and begins to bubble add orange juice and simmer
3. Place bananas in pan and cook until warm about 2-3 minutes, carefully spooning the sauce over the bananas. Serve immediately over ice cream

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  1. I need a banana foster recipe

  2. Is made a this before not using this recipe but caramel sauce came out sludgey and it hardened in like 2 seconds what did I do wrong