Caramelized Bananas With Rum Sauce and Vanilla Ice Cream

READY IN: 12mins
Recipe by Alan in SW Florida

This fast and easy dessert is nothing short of sublime. Try to use a good rum from Puerto Rico.

Top Review by ealteri

Wow-this was exactly what I was looking for! So easy to make-and so delicious. Just be careful when you light the rum, as we almost burned our kitchen down!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt butter in a skillet over medium heat. Add bananas and saute until they turn brown, about 3 minutes. Sprinkle brown sugar over the bananas and cook until the sugar melts, about another 3 minutes. Remove from heat and pour rum into skillet; ignite with a match and let the flames die out.
  2. Divide ice cream among 4 serving dishes and spoon bananas over. Serve immediately.

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