Recipe courtesy of Vincent Pesiri

Bananas Foster with Spiced Rum

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 15 min
  • Active: 15 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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4 tablespoons salted butter

4 tablespoons dark brown sugar 

1 teaspoon cinnamon sugar, such as McCormick 

3 to 4 ripe medium bananas 

1 1/2 to 3 ounces spiced rum, such as Captain Morgan 

1 store-bought pound cake, sliced for serving 

Vanilla ice cream, for serving 


  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, add the butter, brown sugar and cinnamon sugar. When the mixture begins to bubble, add the bananas and cook for 1 minute. Remove the skillet from the heat and add the rum. Carefully ignite the rum with a match or the flame from the stove. Cook until the flame dies out. Serve at once over slices of pound cake and top with vanilla ice cream.