Recipe courtesy of Padma Lakshmi

Pan Seared Cinnamon Bananas Over Vanilla Ice Cream

  • Total: 15 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook: 10 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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4 tablespoons butter

1/2 cup light brown sugar

2 tablespoons dark rum

1 teaspoon cinnamon

4 bananas, sliced into 1/2-inch rounds

Vanilla ice cream

Mint sprigs, for garnish


  1. In a large saute pan over medium heat, add butter and melt. Add the cinnamon and stir to combine. Add the brown sugar and stir until melted. Remove pan from heat and add the rum. Return pan to the heat and stir until a light caramel forms. Add the bananas and toss to coat. Serve over vanilla ice cream and garnish with a sprig of mint.
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