French Bananas with Brown Sugar Cream Sauce

The non-alcoholic version of Bananas Foster.

Quick Facts

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Yield: 6 to 8 servings


  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup Karo┬« Light OR Dark Corn Syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup half & half
  • 4 to 5 firm bananas, halved lengthwise and crosswise
  • Whipped cream for garnish


  1. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat.
  2. Stir in brown sugar, corn syrup, cinnamon and nutmeg until blended.
  3. Stir in half and half, and cook until slightly thickened.
  4. Add bananas to skillet; heat for 2 to 3 minutes, spooning sauce over bananas.
  5. For each serving, place 2 banana pieces on plate and spoon sauce over bananas, and top with a dollop of whipped cream.