Recipe courtesy of The Velvet Tango Room

Bananas Foster

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Total: 20 min
  • Active: 20 min
  • Yield: 1 serving
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1-ounce pecans, toasted

Splash of orange liqueur, such as Grand Marnier 

2 heaping teaspoons dark brown sugar 

2 pats unsalted butter

1/2 ounce creme de banana 

Juice of 1/2 orange 

Somewhat less than juice of 1/2 lemon 

1 banana, sliced lengthwise 

1-ounce dark rum, such as Cruzan Black Strap

Butter pecan ice cream, for serving


  1. Heat the pecans in a saute pan over high heat. Add a splash of the orange liqueur. Then add the brown sugar, butter, creme de banana, orange juice and lemon juice. Cook until the ingredients are melted. Add the banana and cook until the banana is heated through and sauce is reduced. Add the rum and flambe. Serve over the ice cream.