Baked Rum Bananas

All I can say is, "Oh, Baby, what a treat!" ;-)


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp. butter
  • 2 Tbsp. white rum
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  • 6 medium under ripe bananas


Preheat over to 400 degrees F.

Mix the sugar, lemon juice, butter, and rum together in a small saucepan and simmer for 10 minutes.

Meanwhile, peel and slice the bananas in half, lengthwise. Place bananas cut side down in a lightly buttered baking dish.

Pour the rum sauce over the bananas and bake for 30 minutes, turning once. Allow to cool slightly and serve.

Note: I just tried making these again on Sunday but used brown sugar instead of regular sugar and they are even better using the brown sugar!

By Deeli from Richland, WA

March 22, 20110 found this helpful

Yum-yum! Can't wait to try this, and I would agree the brown sugar sounds better. How about a couple sprinkles of coconut on top?

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March 22, 20110 found this helpful

Sounds yummy and good for gluten-free dessert.

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March 22, 20110 found this helpful

This would be great over ice cream!

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March 22, 20110 found this helpful

Do you know if simmering it would burn the alcohol off,or would I need to boil it? This sounds really good & I'd like to make it, but I don't want to give it to my kids with alcohol in it. Thanks!

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March 23, 20110 found this helpful

I believe that you can find rum extract; however, it may have a small amount of alcohol like any extract does (including vanilla).

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