Bananas in Coffee-Caramel Sauce

November 02, 2008

Bananas in Coffee-Caramel Sauce

1 1/3 cups

You can use this sauce with ice cream, waffles, pancakes and even yogurt!



Passion for Coffee - CoverIngredients



2 firm bananas

1 tablespoon butter

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Pinch nutmeg

1/3 cup firmly packed dark brown sugar

3 tablespoons brewed espresso or 3 tablespoons brewed regular coffee plus 1 teaspoon freeze-dried or granulated instant coffee

1 tablespoon coffee liqueur

1/3 cup heavy cream



Preparation



1. Peel and cut the bananas in 1/4-inch slices. You should have about 1 3/4 cups slices.

2. In a sauté pan over medium heat place the butter, cinnamon, and nutmeg; allow the butter to melt and bring out the flavor of the spices, 1 minute.

3. Add the sugar, espresso, and liqueur and cook 3 to 5 minutes, until the sugar has melted and the mixture has started to boil.

4. Add the cream and simmer until golden in color again, about 2 minutes. Add the bananas and cook 1 minute more.

5. Keep warm until ready to use.



 



Bananas in Coffee-Caramel Sauce Step-1



Bananas in Coffee-Caramel Sauce Step-2



 



 



 



 



 



 



About The Chef



Patricia McCausland-Gallo is a nutritionist, pastry chef, and coffee enthusiast born in the Caribbean town of Barranquilla. She is a graduate of Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, the American Institute of Baking in Kansas, as well as Ecole Lenôtre in Paris. She is a food writer and a manager and owner of bakeries in Barranquilla and Cali. She now resides in Panama City, Panama.

Patricia McCausland-Gallo



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