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Bananas Foster Crepes

If you’re looking for a dessert that’s not just easy but downright delicious, you’ve landed on the right recipe – Bananas Foster Crepes. Imagine a warm, gooey sauce made with butter, brown sugar, and a splash of spiced rum, generously coating sliced bananas and optional walnuts. This heavenly concoction is then poured over delicate crepes, creating a luscious breakfast or dessert that you won’t be able to get enough of.

Why You’ll Love Bananas Foster Crepes

  • Easy and Quick: This recipe takes only a few minutes to whip up, making it a perfect go-to for last-minute cravings or surprise guests.
  • Irresistible Flavor Combination: The blend of caramelized flavors, sweet bananas, and warm cinnamon creates a comforting treat that’s hard to resist.
  • Perfect Dessert or Breakfast: Whether you’re ending a meal on a sweet note or indulging in a delightful breakfast, Bananas Foster Crepes are a versatile and satisfying choice.
  • Family-Friendly: The familiar and delightful taste of bananas foster is sure to be a hit with the entire family.
  • Customizable: You can get creative with variations, adding ice cream, drizzling chocolate syrup, or experimenting with different fruits.

Ingredients Needed To Make Bananas Foster Crepes

  • Butter
  • Brown sugar
  • Salt
  • Vanilla extract
  • Banana
  • Cinnamon
  • Spiced rum
  • Optional: Walnuts

How To Make Bananas Foster Crepes

  1. Place a skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add butter, vanilla extract, brown sugar, salt, cinnamon, and spiced rum to the skillet.
  1. Stir until the sugar is melted and the mixture is well combined.
  2. Add walnuts and sliced banana to the skillet.
  1. Cook for two minutes, allowing the flavors to meld and the banana to soften.
  2. Serve the sauce over prepared Bananas Foster Crepes.

Variations & Substitutions

  • Add a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top for a delicious dessert.
  • Drizzle chocolate syrup over the crepes for an extra indulgence.
  • Experiment with different fruits like berries or sliced apples.

Commonly Asked Questions

Can I omit the rum for a non-alcoholic version? 

Yes, you can omit the spiced rum and still enjoy a delicious bananas foster flavor.

Are there alternatives to walnuts? 

Certainly, you can replace walnuts with pecans or leave them out for a nut-free version.

How do I store leftover sauce? 

Store any unused sauce in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to two days. Reheat before using.

How do I store leftover crepes?

Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 2 days. Reheat in the microwave before eating.

Bananas Foster Crepes

I love the blend of caramelized flavors and the comforting warmth it brings to each bite.
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Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: American, French
Keyword: Bananas Foster Crepes
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Additional Time: 2 minutes
Total Time: 12 minutes
Servings: 2
Calories: 433kcal

Equipment

  • Measuring cups/spoons
  • Skillet
  • Stirring utensil

Ingredients

  • 4 tbsp butter
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 banana sliced
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ cup spiced rum
  • Optional: 1/2 cup walnuts

Instructions

  • Place a skillet over medium heat.
  • Add butter, vanilla extract, brown sugar, salt, cinnamon, and spiced rum to the skillet.
  • Stir until the sugar is melted and the mixture is well combined.
  • Add walnuts and sliced banana to the skillet.
  • Cook for two minutes, allowing the flavors to meld and the banana to soften.
  • Serve the sauce over prepared crepes.

Notes

Variations:
  • Add a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top for a delightful dessert.
  • Drizzle chocolate syrup over the crepes for an extra indulgence.
  • Experiment with different fruits like berries or sliced apples.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 433kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 60mg | Sodium: 189mg | Potassium: 259mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 34g | Vitamin A: 738IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 35mg | Iron: 0.4mg
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