I first saw a cinnamon sugar banana recipe similar to this being passed around on Pinterest. My initial thought was that the combination sounded delicious.
When I took a closer look, it had bananas, cinnamon, sugar, and olive oil spray?! Huh? Sorry, but they lost me there. However the rest of it sounded good, so I decided to put my own spin on it.
First thing I did was to ditch the olive oil spray and replace it with butter. I didn’t use a lot, only one teaspoon. Next I thought a bit of brandy would add flavor and punch, and since I had a tiny bit left I added that too.
I usually buy a bottle of inexpensive brandy for this sort of thing, no sense using something expensive if it’s not necessary. On the other hand, if all you have is top shelf liquor, you won’t need much, so you don’t have to feel guilty about it. And, it will likely taste even better.
So, a little butter, some cinnamon, a pinch of nutmeg, the banana, brandy, and just a touch of sugar and I had a delicious, easy dessert for one.
It was so good, I wanted to eat it again!
Cinnamon Sugar Bananas Variations
- top your bananas with a scoop of vanilla ice cream
- use dark rum instead of brandy
- drizzle the bananas with a bit of chocolate syrup
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