Delicious Sweet and Buttery Bananas Recipe -
Delicious Sweet and Buttery Bananas Recipe
  • READY IN 15 mins

Delicious Sweet and Buttery Bananas

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"A nice dessert a la parfait. simple and easy and great for guests!"

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Original recipe makes 2 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    5 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins

    15 mins


  1. Melt butter in a skillet over medium heat, and let the butter heat until fragrant and very lightly brown. Add the bananas and stir constantly until the banana pieces sizzle and begin to caramelize, about 5 minutes. Turn down the heat to medium-low, sprinkle with maple sugar, and stir gently until the sugar melts. Sprinkle with cinnamon and serve.
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  • Cook's Notes
  • Use almost black ripe bananas; sweeten with maple sugar, brown sugar, or organic sugar. It is great with vanilla ice cream!

Reviews More Reviews

Feb 01, 2011

loved this. I used brown sugar (only about a fourth of a cup) and it turned out great.

Apr 16, 2010

I make this every so often, not as a dessert but as a pancake/waffle/ice cream topping. I used brown sugar and a little maple flavoring instead of maple sugar and add until it's the consistancy I'm looking for. I usually will toss the bananas in a tbsp. of lemon juice before cooking.

Jan 13, 2011

I gave it a four, because, while it was still pretty good, I had to make a huge adjustment: the Sugar. 1 cup was entirely too much. I didn't have maple sugar, so I used brown sugar (not even 1/4 cup). I also added a few drops of lemon to the brown sugar mixture as it cooked. I had mine with vanilla ice cream, and it was great!

May 03, 2010

This is G-O-O-D! I thought a cup of sugar would have been way to sweet so I added 2 TBS in all and it was just right. My husband and I immediately started thinking of things we could put it on like french toast, pancakes, vanilla yogurt, ice cream, shortcake, well you get the idea. Great little treat.

Mar 11, 2012

Made as written except I used a small amount of brown sugar instead of maple sugar. Great warm on top of homemade waffles.

Apr 11, 2011

i used dark brown sugar instead and less of it; it turned out great used as a topping for pancakes with yogurt-fantastic taste and easy to prepare.

Sep 15, 2010

I used brown sugar instead of the maple sugar. I didn't have any maple extract either so I added a bit of vanilla. Also used 3 bananas and just topped it with the brown sugar-didn't add a cup. Also tossed bananas in lemon juice as someone suggested. This was a very yummy topping to add to my homemade crepes. Would probably work well with several different kinds of fruits.

May 17, 2010

I only made it for one but I can see it being good for ice cream or pancakes but, I didn't like it by itself, but it is quick and easy


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  • Calories
  • 562 kcal
  • 28%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 118.3 g
  • 38%
  • Cholesterol
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Fat
  • 12.1 g
  • 19%
  • Fiber
  • 3.3 g
  • 13%
  • Protein
  • 1.5 g
  • 3%
  • Sodium
  • 94 mg
  • 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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