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Flambéed, sweet banana sauce tucked inside delicious and warm crepes.

Bananas Foster Crepes | www.diethood.com | Flambéed, sweet banana sauce tucked inside delicious and warm crepes. | #recipe #crepes #bananasfoster



I wonder which one is correct – BananaS Foster, Banana FosterS, or Banana Foster?! I have seen it on numerous menus, and not one spelling was the same. Then again, those menus were all around Chicagoland/Indiana area… in New Orleans, it was Bananas Foster, so I’m sticking to that.

Can I tell you something?

This has everything to do with crepes, bribes, and shoes.

You and I are no strangers to Crepes. Partly because I love them this much, but more so because I use them to butter-up my husband, or to bribe him – depending on the situation. In my kitchen, food is sometimes used to get things my way.

Remember the SJP shoes we talked about yesterday? Lawd, I want ’em! My plan is to buy them, hide them, and then make these crepes again to calm down the hubs when the credit card bill arrives. (Let’s hope this is one of those posts he won’t read … fingers crossed).

Bananas Foster Crepes | www.diethood.com | Flambéed, sweet banana sauce tucked inside delicious and warm crepes. | #recipe #crepes #bananasfoster

Seriously… wouldn’t these babies make you wanna buy me another pair?!

Let’s get down to the better deal. Fat Tuesday is upon us, and I can’t think of a better way to celebrate. Oh, maybe there is – King Cake is one of ’em, but Bananas Foster is just as festive. And crepes.

I used the original recipe, created by Chef Paul in 1951. Honestly? OHmeOhmy! I have made Bananas Foster on many occasions, but this time it really was the bestest. The original recipe is waaaaay better. That Paul dude knew his browned butter and bananas very, very well.

Bananas Foster Crepes | www.diethood.com | Flambéed, sweet banana sauce tucked inside delicious and warm crepes. | #recipe #crepes #bananasfoster

These crepes are good bribing material. If you ever need to get things your way, make ’em. It works.

OR,  you can just wear some beads, a colorful mask, and serve these for Fat Tuesday Brunch. Don’t worry. I’m not judging…

ENJOY!

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Bananas Foster Crepes
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
40 mins
Total Time
1 hr
 
Flambéed, sweet banana sauce tucked inside delicious and warm crepes.
Servings: 8
Calories: 449 kcal
Ingredients
For the Crepes
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • pinch of salt
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil
  • Cooking Spray
For the Bananas Foster
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup banana liqueur
  • 4 bananas , sliced into 1/4-inch rounds
  • 1/4 cup dark rum
Instructions
Crepes
  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour and salt; set aside.
  2. In a separate large mixing bowl, whisk together milk, eggs, vanilla and oil.
  3. Gradually add milk mixture to flour mixture, whisking until smooth.
  4. Let stand 20 minutes.
  5. Lightly grease a large nonstick frying pan, or a crepe pan, with cooking spray and set over medium heat.
  6. Add 1/3-cup batter and swirl to completely cover bottom of pan.
  7. Cook until edges of crepe curl-up and underside of crepe is golden brown; about 2 to 3 minutes.
  8. Flip the crepe and continue to cook for 30 to 45 seconds, or until lightly browned.
  9. Remove crepe from pan and repeat with remaining batter.
  10. Coat pan with cooking spray in between each crepe.
  11. Keep crepes covered
Bananas Foster
  1. In a pan or skillet, combine butter, sugar, and cinnamon.
  2. Cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, until sugar dissolves.
  3. Stir in liqueur and add banana slices; continue to cook until bananas soften.
  4. Slowly add rum and cook until heated through.
  5. Using a lighter, stand back and carefully light the rum.
  6. Shake the pan a bit until the flames subside.
  7. Remove from heat.
  8. Let cool for a minute and spread over crepes.
  9. Serve with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.
Recipe Notes

RECIPE SOURCE: DIETHOOD

WW SmartPoints: 19

Nutrition Facts
Bananas Foster Crepes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 449 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g 22%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 82mg 27%
Sodium 108mg 5%
Potassium 376mg 11%
Total Carbohydrates 64g 21%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 40g
Protein 7g 14%
Vitamin A 8%
Vitamin C 6.2%
Calcium 10.9%
Iron 9.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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27 Responses
  1. MANY years ago I went out with friends to a restaurant immediately prior to moving to another state. I treat myself to dessert and tried something called ‘Bananas Foster Crepes.’ I went out the very next day and found a cookbook on how to make crepes and actually a crepe maker tool which is long gone and unnecessary.

    Fast forward and they are still one of my favorite desserts. I do stuff a bit of vanilla ice cream in the crepe like that restaurant did and right now I’m eying some bananas and thinking this MUST happen tonight. Thanks for the memories!

    1. The first time I had them, it was at this hole in the wall French bistro… they also served them stuffed with ice cream. I have been making them ever since. 🙂 I grew up on crepes and we never owned a crepe maker. 🙂 Thanks, Barbara!!

  2. Um, well, I just recently got on the banana foster bandwagon, so I have no idea how you spell it, I just know it is GOOD. And I know that I want to face plant in that plate. Good grief, I didn’t know breakfast could be so amazing! Pinned!

  3. Kate,
    I still remember the first time I ate Bananas Foster (and that’s the way I learned it, too): in college, taking Public Speaking in the summertime. One of my fellow students was a chef who decided to demonstrate the recipe as part of a speech. We ate ours over Dixie cups of ice cream.
    It was awesome.
    I’m scared of making crepes (yes, and I make pizza, I know it makes no sense) but these look so good!

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