Bananas Foster Sundae

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  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • Pinch of ground cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon schnapps
  • 2 large bananas, sliced
  • 1 ounce rum or brandy
  • Vanilla ice cream


  1. In saucepan, heat butter and sugar over medium heat. Cook until sugar has melted and caramelized.
  2. Stir in cinnamon and schnapps.
  3. Add bananas to butter mixture; cook and stir until coated with sugar mixture, about 2 minutes.
  4. Pour rum or brandy over top of banana mixture; do not stir.
  5. With long match, light rum or brandy.
  6. When flames die down, spoon warm sauce over ice cream in individual dessert dishes.

Makes 6 servings.