Maple-Sweetened Faux Bananas Foster

  • Author: Lisa @ This Pilgrim Life
  • Prep Time: 2 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 7 minutes
  • Yield: 3 servings 1x
  • Category: Dessert



  • 1 ripe banana, sliced in 1/4″ slices
  • 1 Tbsp butter
  • 1 Tbsp maple syrup
  • 2 (heaping) Tbsp chopped pecans
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • vanilla ice cream


1 . Melt the butter in a small saucepan over medium heat. Add the maple syrup and heat until it begins to bubble slightly. Gently stir in the sliced bananas, coating them with the butter/syrup mixture. Cook for 1-2 minutes.

2. Add the pecans to the bananas and cook for 1 minute more. Remove from heat and gently stir in the vanilla extract.

3. Serve warm over vanilla ice cream.


This recipe easily doubles to serve more people!