Grandma Anne’s Caramelised Banana Flambé

Bananas Foster

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Appears in
Grand Dishes: Time-perfected recipes and stories from grandmothers of the world

By Iska Lupton and Anastasia Miari

Published 2021

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  • 100 g (7 tbsp) butter
  • 200 g (1 cup


  1. Melt the butter in a large frying pan on medium heat and add the sugar to form a paste. Let the mixture thicken a little and caramelise for about 3 minutes.
  2. Working quickly, turn up the heat and fold in the banana slices, vanilla essence and a pinch of sea salt - don’t cook those bananas too long.
  3. Gather your audience and be ready with a match or ligh