Banana Topping for Ice-Cream (With Variations)

Total Time
10mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 5 mins

Oh Heavens Above!!! Banana topping with ice-cream!! Soooo Sinful!! Soooo Yummy!! NOTE: This topping is best served warm. Do not prepare it more than two hours in advance or the bananas may turn the sauce a dark brown.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Melt butter in a large,heavy saute' pan.
  2. Peel and slice the bananas into 1/2-inch pieces.
  3. Cook the bananas in the hot butter, stirring until the fruit begins to soften, about 2 minutes.
  4. Add the sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
  5. Cook until the sugar dissolves and begins to caramelize, about 2 minutes.
  6. Add the banana liqueur and vanilla.
  7. Serve warm or at room temperature.
  8. VARIATIONS: BANANA WALNUT TOPPING: Add 1/2 cup chopped walnuts at the last moment before serving.
  9. BANANA MARSHMALLOW TOPPING: Add 1/2 cup mini-marshmallows along with the vanilla, and stir until the marshmallows are melted completely.
  10. Serve immediately.
  11. BANANA RUM RAISIN TOPPING: Pour 2 tablespoon dark rum over 1/4 cup raisins and set aside for 1 hour before preparing the sauce.
  12. Omit the banana liqueur.
  13. Add the raisins and rum along with the vanilla.
  14. Heat thoroughly and serve immediately.
  15. BANANA ALMOND TOPPING: Substitute amaretto liqueur or almond syrup for the banana liqueur.
  16. Proceed with the recipe as directed, adding 1/4 cup sliced toasted almonds at the last moment before serving.

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I tried this last night with the banana rum raisin topping. Simply wonderful!!! Thank you for a great recipe!

Charishma_Ramchandani March 22, 2004

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