Crème de banane

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Crème de banane (French pronunciation: ​[kʁɛm də banan]) is a sweet, banana-flavored liqueur, usually bottled at 17%-25% ABV. It is mostly used in alcoholic drinks but also in cooking; it is an ingredient of various cocktails and desserts.

Cooking[edit]

Crème de banane can be used as a syrup on frozen desserts. In some baked dishes, it may be added to obtain a strong banana flavor.

Cocktails[edit]

The Yellow Bird (cocktail) can be made with crème de banane.

African Dream[edit]

Bazooka Bubble Gum[edit]

  • Highball glass filled with ice
  • 1 oz Southern Comfort
  • 1/2 oz crème de banane
  • 1/2 oz grenadine
  • Fill glass with milk and stir

King Kong Cola[edit]

  • Highball glass filled with ice
  • 2 oz Crown Royal
  • 1 oz crème de banane
  • Fill glass with cola

Monkey Coke[edit]

  • Highball glass filled with ice
  • 1 1/2 oz crème de banane
  • Fill glass with cola

Production[edit]

Companies such as Marie Brizard, Lucas Bols, and DeKuyper make this liqueur. It is based on neutral-tasting, unaged grape brandy flavored by means of infusion or maceration.