Caramelized Banana Shortcakes

Add a sugar-and-spice spin to shortcakes. Spoon on bananas in a rich buttery-brown sugar sauce. Then top it all off with fudge sauce.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

Shortcakes

2 1/3
cups Original Bisquick™ mix
3
tablespoons packed brown sugar
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2
cup milk
3
tablespoons butter or margarine, melted

Filling

6
tablespoons butter or margarine
1/2
cup packed brown sugar
6
medium bananas (2 3/4 lb), peeled, diagonally cut into 1/2-inch slices (4 1/2 cups)
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon

Topping

3/4
cup hot fudge topping, warmed
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F.
  • 2 In medium bowl, stir Bisquick mix, 3 tablespoons brown sugar and the cinnamon until well blended. Stir in milk and 3 tablespoons melted butter until soft dough forms. Drop by 6 heaping spoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet.
  • 3 Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in 10-inch skillet, melt 6 tablespoons butter over medium heat. Stir in 1/2 cup brown sugar. Cook, stirring constantly, about 2 minutes or until dissolved. Add bananas to pan; coat with caramel mixture. Stir in ground cinnamon; remove from heat.
  • 5 To serve, split warm shortcakes; fill with warm banana filling. Drizzle each with 2 tablespoons hot fudge topping.

Expert Tips

Make sure the bananas aren’t too ripe, so they don’t get too soft after cooking.

Use another spice, such as nutmeg or allspice, for the cinnamon in the shortcakes.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Servings
Calories
630
(
Calories from Fat
250),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
27g
27%
(Saturated Fat
15g,
15%
Trans Fat
2 1/2g
2 1/2%
),
Cholesterol
50mg
50%;
Sodium
840mg
840%;
Total Carbohydrate
88g
88%
(Dietary Fiber
5g
5%
  Sugars
41g
41%
),
Protein
7g
7%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
8%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 1 Fruit; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 5 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
6
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.