Warm Banana Topping

Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- Warm Banana Topping is a nonalcoholic version of the popular Bananas Foster recipe. Serve over vanilla ice cream.
Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- Warm Banana Topping is a nonalcoholic version of the popular Bananas Foster recipe. Serve over vanilla ice cream.

Corinne Cook

ADVOCATE-TESTED RECIPE

Warm Banana Topping

Serves 4 to 6. Recipe is by Corinne Cook, who says, “I get all the ingredients out and make this right before serving. This has no alcohol in it.”

1⁄3 cup light brown sugar, packed

¼ cup butter

½ cup half-and-half

½ tsp. ground cinnamon

1⁄8 tsp. nutmeg or to taste

3 large bananas, peeled and sliced crosswise

3 tbls. orange juice

Vanilla ice cream

1. In medium skillet, add brown sugar, butter, half-and-half, cinnamon and nutmeg. Bring to a boil for 1 minute. Remove from heat and add bananas and orange juice.

2. Place back on heat and cook until bananas are heated through, carefully stirring. Serve warm topping over vanilla ice cream.