Bananas Foster

Yield: 6 servings

  • 3 bananas (ripe, cut into 1 inch pieces)
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ pound butter (unsalted)
  • 2 ounces rum
  • 1 pint vanilla ice cream

Melt butter in a medium sized sauté pan and add brown sugar until it begins to melt. Add cinnamon, vanilla extract and add rum carefully away from any flame. Pour over ice and serve.