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Active Time : 20 minutes
Total Time : 20 minutes
Serves : 6 servings


  • 2/3 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed dark brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 4 bananas sliced diagonally
  • 2 tablespoons rum
  • - vanilla ice cream
  • - whipped cream optional
  • - Chopped Pecans optional


In large sauté pan with long handle, melt butter over medium heat. Add brown sugar, vanilla, cinnamon and nutmeg; cook until melted and bubbly (about 3 minutes).

Stir in sliced bananas; continue cooking until heated through. Add rum; ignite pan using a utility lighter or long stemmed matches. Allow to cook until flame subsides.

Scoop ice cream into dessert bowls and top with banana mixture. Garnish with whipped cream and pecans, if desired. Serve immediately.