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Bananas with Vanilla Rum Sauce


This is a simple yet elegant dessert. Bananas are sauteed in butter and sugar then served with ice cream and rum sauce mixture with brown sugar sauce.

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes


  • 4 medium firm, ripe bananas, peeled and split lengthwise
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1 pint vanilla ice cream, softened
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons light rum


Melt butter in a large skillet over low heat. Add sugar; stir until melted.

Add bananas; sauté for about 10 minutes, until just tender, turning once.

In a medium bowl, stir together ice cream and rum. Remove bananas to a serving dish, spooning brown sugar juices over them. Serve with ice cream-rum sauce.
Serves 4.


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