Recipe courtesy of Isaac Hayes

Banana Blaze

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Total: 15 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook: 10 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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Pan spray

2 tablespoons butter

2 bananas, split lengthwise and halved

1/2 cup maple syrup

1 cup raisins

1/2 tablespoon nutmeg, ground

1 tablespoon cinnamon

1 cup Cognac

4 scoops ice cream

1 cup pecans, chopped

1 cup coconut

Whipped cream, for garnish


  1. In a hot saute pan, spray with pan spray and add butter to pan. Sear bananas on each side. Add maple syrup and reduce by half. Add the raisins, nutmeg, and cinnamon. Add the Cognac and ignite and burn off the alcohol.
  2. Spoon blazed bananas into each serving bowl. Place a scoop of ice cream on each pile of bananas. Sprinkle pecans and coconut over each scoop of ice cream. Spoon remaining sauce on top over each serving. Place a spoonful of whipped cream on the top of everything and enjoy!
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