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Banana Waffle Sundae With Rum Sauce

Banana Waffle Sundae With Rum Sauce
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  • 4 frozen banana-bread waffles, toasted
  • medium bananas, peeled
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup dark brown sugar, packed
  • 4 scoops rum raisin ice cream
  • 2 tablespoons dark or spiced rum
  • 3 tablespoons heavy cream


  1. Place waffles on 4 serving plates. Slice bananas in half lengthwise, then crosswise so you have 4 pieces from each banana. 
  2. Heat butter and sugar in a large skillet over medium heat, stirring, until sugar begins to dissolve. Place bananas in pan, cut side down, and cook until lightly golden, about 1 minute. Turn bananas and cook 1 minute longer. Top waffles with scoops of ice cream. Transfer bananas with a slotted spatula to plates and arrange around ice cream.
  3. Add rum to skillet and simmer 1 minute. Add cream and cook until sugar completely dissolves and sauce is thick, 1 to 2 minutes longer. Pour rum sauce over sundaes and serve immediately.
By April, 2000

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 677
  • Calcium 146mg
  • Carbohydrate 77g
  • Cholesterol 155mg
  • Fat 36g
  • Fiber 4g
  • Iron 2mg
  • Protein 8mg
  • Sat Fat 20g
  • Sodium 213mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

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