Bananas Foster

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Bananas Foster
Brennan's Bananas Foster.jpg
Bananas Foster at Brennan's
Type Dessert
Place of origin
United States
Region or state
New Orleans, Louisiana
Creator(s) Paul Blangé[1]
Brennan's Restaurant 1951
Main ingredients
Bananas, vanilla ice cream, butter, brown sugar, cinnamon, dark rum, banana liqueur.
Cookbook:Bananas Foster  Bananas Foster

Bananas Foster is a dessert made from bananas and vanilla ice cream, with a sauce made from butter, brown sugar, cinnamon, dark rum, and banana liqueur. The butter, sugar and bananas are cooked, and then alcohol is added and ignited. The bananas and sauce are then served over the ice cream. Preparation of the dish is often made into a tableside performance as a flambé.

The dish was created in 1951 by Paul Blangé at Brennan's Restaurant in New Orleans, Louisiana.[2] It was named for Richard Foster, a friend of Owen Brennan who was then New Orleans Crime Commission chairman. It is still served at a number of restaurants in New Orleans and elsewhere.

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  1. ^ "Paul Blangé". Practically Edible, the World's Biggest Food Encyclopedia. Archived from the original on 2 June 2009. Retrieved 2009-05-06. 
  2. ^ "Bananas Foster Recipe". Archived from the original on 26 July 2010. Retrieved 16 July 2010.