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Waffles with Maple-Glazed Bananas

Waffles with Maple-Glazed Bananas

Ingredients

  • 6 tablespoons (3/4 stick) unsalted butter
  • 3/4 cup maple syrup
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup dark rum (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste or extract
  • 4 bananas, peeled and cut diagonally into slices
  • 1/2 inch thick
  • 4 large waffles
  • Sweetened whipped cream for serving

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4

This recipe puts a new twist on the classic bananas Foster. We use maple syrup instead of the traditional brown sugar, and pair sautéed bananas with waffles and whipped cream to produce a delicious breakfast dish.

Recipe courtesy of Williams-Sonoma

Preparation

  1. In a large sauté pan over medium heat, melt the butter with the maple syrup. Stir in the cinnamon, rum and vanilla and simmer for 1 minute.
  2. Add the bananas to the pan and cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Using a slotted spoon, transfer the bananas to a serving plate. Pour the maple syrup mixture into a sauceboat. Serve immediately with waffles and whipped cream.