Flaming Bananas Recipe

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Flaming Bananas are another easy-to-make dessert.  This dessert is quite spectacular and impressive to serve to your company.    

The good news is that it really does not require to much fanfare to make Flaming Bananas, yet it is a real show stopper and deserves a special occasion when serving.  When planning your dinner, plan to prepare this in front of your guests for a real wow ending to your meal.  This Flaming Banana recipe reminds me of Banana Foster.

This recipe uses coconut and orange zest to bring out the delicious flavors.  Try tossing cinnamon on the flames for a colorful sparkle and added yummy taste.


Flaming Bananas


Flaming Bananas Recipe:

Flaming Bananas Recipe

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 0

Total Time: 10 minutes

Yield: 4 servings


1/3 cup shredded coconut
1/4 cup firmly-packed brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon grated orange zest
1/4 cup butter
4 bananas, cut in halves lengthwise
1/2 cup rum



Learn How To Flambé.

In a large frying pan over medium heat, melt butter; add bananas and sprinkle with coconut mixture and 2 tablespoons of rum.  Reduce heat to low and cook for approximately 3 minutes or until lightly browned on all sides.

Add remaining rum (do not stir).  Ignite rum with a long match.  Baste bananas with rum sauce until flames die down.

Serve immediately.

In a small bowl, combine coconut, brown sugar, and orange zest; set aside.




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