Mexican Bananas Flambe With Ice Cream (Platanos Flameados)

Recipe by Bergy
READY IN: 15mins




  • Put scoops of Ice cream in four dishes and keep in the freezer until serving.
  • Just before serving melt butter (margarine) in a 10 inch skillet over medium heat Stir in the sugar.
  • Add Orange juice & Lime juice.
  • Cook stirring frequently until the sauce has thickened 6-8 minutes.
  • Add Kahlua.
  • Add bananas to the sauce, cook turning the bananas gently, heat just through and turn in the sauce so they are all coated evenly.
  • Heat the rum in a small saucepan over low heat for about 1 minute or until just warm (Do not allow to bubble).
  • Pour rum over the hot banana mixture, immediately ignite (use a long match).
  • Stir with long handle spoon until flame subside.
  • Place bananas around the ice cream and spoon sauce over all.
  • Serve immediately.