Banana Topping for Ice-Cream (With Variations)

Recipe by Boyz 5
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READY IN: 10mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

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