Bananas Foster

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INGREDIENTS

  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 2 teaspoons dark brown sugar
  • 1 banana, peeled, halved lengthwise and crosswise
  • Cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon banana liqueur
  • 1 ounce light rum (80- to 90-proof)
  • Vanilla ice cream, for serving

PREPARATION

  1. Melt butter and sugar in a small frying pan. Add banana pieces and sauté over medium heat until lightly browned, turning pieces once. Sprinkle with cinnamon. Remove pan from heat.
  2. Add liqueur and rum to pan. To flambé, carefully light sauce with long-reach lighter. Spoon flaming sauce over the banana pieces until flame is extinguished.
  3. Serve warm banana pieces and sauce over vanilla ice cream.

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