Flaming Pecan Bananas

This showstopping dessert combines the flavors of pecans, bananas, honey and rum.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 13 min
  • Servings 2

Ingredients

1
tablespoon butter or margarine
1
tablespoon honey
1/8
teaspoon ground nutmeg
1
firm banana, peeled and cut in lengthwise in half
1
tablespoon chopped pecans
1
tablespoon dark rum

  • 1 Place butter in 12-ounce microwavable casserole. Microwave uncovered on High 25 to 30 seconds or unitl blended. Stir in honey and nutmeg.
  • 2 Place banana halves in honey mixture; turn to coat. Sprinkle with pecans. Microwave uncovered on High 1 to 2 minutes or until hot.
  • 3 Place rum in 1-cup microwavable measuring cup. Microwave uncovered on High about 15 seconds or until warm. Pour rum into long-handled metal serving spoon; carefully ignite and pour over bananas.

Expert Tips

Skip the flaming rum, and you have a sweet treat kids will love!

If you have leftover bananas and sauce (not likely!), you can use it to top French toast, pancakes or pound cake.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
170
(
Calories from Fat
80 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9 g
9 %
(Saturated Fat
4 g,
4 %
),
Cholesterol
15 mg
15 %;
Sodium
40 mg
40 %;
Total Carbohydrate
23 g
23 %
(Dietary Fiber
2 g
2 %
),
Protein
1 g
1 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Fruit; 2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.