Caramelized Bananas

Caramelized Bananas

Published March 15, 2013 | Written by

Published by: Healthline Exclusive

Servings: 6
Total Time: 20 min

Prep Time: 15 min | Cook Time: 5 min


Reminiscent of Bananas Foster, this version is great for when you need a dessert in a hurry. But don't just think of it as dessert; try it on hot golden pancakes for a memorable morning!

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1 banana and 1/2 cup frozen yogurt
Calories per serving: 322
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.2g 8%
Saturated Fat 3.9g 20%
Sodium 74mg 3%
Protein 4.3g 6%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


  • 1-1/2 tsp. unsalted butter
  • 3 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger
  • 6 ripe firm bananas, cut in half and then cut in half crosswise
  • 3 cups vanilla fat-free frozen yogurt

Step by Step:

  1. Melt butter in a heavy skillet over medium-high heat. Add brown sugar and ginger and stir until melted and fragrant. Add banana pieces and cook 1 minute per side or until heated through.
  2. Serve bananas with frozen yogurt and some of the sauce.