Creamy Vanilla Bananas is a delicious Guatemalan dessert that combines the sweetness of fried bananas with a creamy vanilla sauce and a finishing touch of cinnamon. Enjoy it with Guatemalan coffee or a scoop of ice cream for a unique banana split.
- 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) butter, divided
- 10 ripe bananas, peeled, fiber removed, divided
- 1 can (12 fl. oz.) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1 tablespoon corn starch
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- Ground cinnamon
MELT 2 tablespoons butter in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add 5 bananas; cook until golden brown on all sides. Place on large serving platter or casserole dish; keep warm. Repeat with remaining butter and bananas.
COMBINE evaporated milk, sugar, cornstarch and vanilla extract in medium saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens. Remove from heat.
POUR sauce over bananas. Sprinkle with cinnamon. Serve warm.
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It tasted like the bananas foster we had when we were on vacation. I added a little alcohol to the adult servings and left the recipe as it is for the kids. I scraped a vanilla bean instead of using extract. It was a hit, they will be asking for it again here.
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