Flaming Bananas Recipe

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 these delicious 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 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:
Prep Time
10 mins
Total Time
10 mins
Course: Dessert
Keyword: Flaming Bananas Recipe
Servings: 4 servings
  • 1/3 cup coconut, shredded
  • 1/4 cup firmly-packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon orange zest, grated
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 4 bananas, cut in half lengthwise
  • 1/2 cup rum
  1. 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.

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

  3. Serve immediately.

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



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