Recipes & Food Styling
Served in sundae cups, everyone can have their own personal Bananas Foster this Fat Tuesday.
Bananas Foster was created by Paul Blangé and Ella Brennan in 1951 at the beloved Brennan’s Restaurant in New Orleans.
The restaurant is generous with sharing their recipe, and it is included below. “Levee les bon temps roulez!”
From Brennan’s Restaurant in New Orleans
8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter
1 cup packed brown sugar
1⁄2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1⁄4 cup banana liqueur
4 bananas, peeled and quartered
1⁄4 cup white rum
Vanilla ice cream, for serving
Melt butter, sugar, and cinnamon in a 12″ heatproof skillet over medium-high heat. Cook, stirring, until sugar is dissolved, 4 minutes. Add liqueur and bananas; cook, until bananas are soft and slightly caramelized, 4-6 minutes. Add rum, and using a match or lighter, ignite to flambe; cook until flame dies out. Spoon bananas and sauce over ice cream.