Bananas Foster

 

 RECIPE
Yields: 6 portions

BUTTER 1/4 cup
SUGAR 1/2 cup
LIGHT BROWN SUGAR 1/3 cup
CINNAMON - ground 1/4 tsp.
LIGHT CORN SYRUP 1/4 cup
WHITE RUM 2 1/2 ounces
HEAVY CREAM - warm 2/3 cup
BANANAS - ripe, firm, & sliced 3
WALNUTS - chopped 2/3 cup
VANILLA BEAN ICE CREAM 1 pint

1. Place a medium saute pan over medium high heat.
2. Place the butter into the pan and melt. Then add the sugar, light brown sugar, cinnamon and corn syrup. Stir to combine. Cook for 3 minutes until the mixture is melted and bubbly.
3. Add half of the rum and stir until blended. Then stir in the remaining rum. Be careful the rum can flame! Cook for 2 minutes - stirring occasionally.
4. Add half of the warm heavy cream and stir until blended. Then stir in the remaining heavy cream. Cook for 2 minute - stirring occasionally.
5. Slice the bananas into 1/4" slices. Add these to the pan and stir gently to heat through. Cook for 2 minute.
6. Add the chopped walnuts and stir to combine. Remove from the heat.
7. To plate the dessert, place two scoops of ice cream into a beautiful dessert bowl. Top with the sauce. Serve immediately!

* Bananas Foster, is traditionally prepared tableside.