Sauteed Bananas in Praline Sauce with Vanilla Ice Cream

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 12 min
  • Prep: 2 min
  • Cook: 10 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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4 tablespoons unsalted butter

1 cup packed brown sugar

3 tablespoons bourbon

1/3 cup chopped pecans, plus 2 tablespoons for garnish

4 ripe bananas, halved lengthwise then halved again

1 pint premium vanilla ice cream, slightly softened


  1. Heat grill to high. Melt the butter in a large saute pan on the grates of the grill. Whisk in the sugar and cook until melted and smooth. Standing back, carefully add the bourbon and cook for 2 minutes. Add 1/3 cup pecans and cook for 30 seconds. Add the bananas and spoon the sauce over the bananas constantly until softened, about 4 to 5 minutes.
  2. Scoop the ice cream into bowls and top with the bananas and sauce. Garnish with the remaining chopped pecans and serve.