Bananas Foster Sundaes
Makes 4. Recipe is by Cynthia Nobles.
6 tablespoons butter, cut into bits
½ cup light brown sugar
¼ cup honey
¼ teaspoon cinnamon
1?8 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
4 small or 3 large, firm-ripe bananas, peeled and cut into ½-inch slices
½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract
2 tablespoons banana liqueur
1-2 tablespoons dark rum (depending on how boozy-tasting you want it)
1 quart Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
1. In a large saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in brown sugar, honey, cinnamon and nutmeg and cook just until sugar is totally dissolved.
2. Raise heat to medium-high, add bananas and stir until heated through, about 30-45 seconds. Remove pan from heat and carefully stir in vanilla, banana liqueur and rum. Be careful, mixture will bubble up.
3. Place a large scoop of ice cream in a dessert bowl and top with warm bananas, sauce and pecans. Serve immediately.