Brown Sugar Bananas in Rum

Brown Sugar Bananas in Rum

  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook Time: 10 min
  • Total: 15 min
  • Serving:

The delicate and naturally sweet flavor of the banana pairs beautifully with the brown sugar and rum in this simple dessert recipe.


  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons dark rum
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 small bananas, quartered
  • 1/4 cup Greek-style plain or vanilla yogurt


  1. Place the brown sugar, butter and oil in a large saucepan over medium heat and cook, stirring frequently, until thick and bubbly.
  2. Stir in the rum, lime juice and cinnamon and continue to cook for about 3 minutes until mixture becomes thicker and syrupy in consistency.
  3. Place the bananas in the saucepan and cook for about 4 minutes, stirring frequently to prevent sticking.
  4. Evenly divide the banana mixture between 2 dessert bowls and dollop with a spoonful of the yogurt.


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