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bananas foster dutch baby
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5 from 2 votes

Bananas Foster Dutch Baby

This bananas foster dutch baby is such a show stopper! It’s basically like a big fluffy pancake that is topped with ice cream and caramelized bananas. Not only is it super easy to make but it looks gorgeous and tastes even better. It’s the perfect decadently sweet breakfast dish or awe-inspiring dessert that looks complicated but it’s not.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: dutch
Keyword: bananas foster, dessert, dutch baby, malibu rum, pancakes

Ingredients

for the dutch baby

  • 3/4 cup milk room temp
  • 3 eggs room temp
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon white sugar
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons salty butter sliced thinly

for the bananas foster

  • 4 tbsp salted butter
  • 5 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 large bananas sliced into thick chunks
  • 1 tbsp your favorite rum I used Grander
  • 1 tbsp orange juice
  • 3 scoops vanilla ice cream

Instructions

for the dutch baby

  • Put a cast iron or oven-proof nonstick skillet in the oven and preheat to 400F degrees
  • Add milk, eggs, vanilla and white sugar to a blender or food processor and blend for 30 seconds. Add flour and blend for another 30 seconds.
  • Pull the pan out of the oven and add butter, let it melt, if it’s not melting, stick it back in the oven until it does.
  • Blitz the blender one more time then immediately add the mixture to the buttered pan and stick in the oven for 25 minutes.

for the bananas foster

  • During the last 10 minutes of the dutch baby is cooking, start your bananas foster.
  • Melt butter in a pan over medium heat. Add brown sugar, cinnamon, and vanilla extra and stir just once.
  • Let it begin to bubble then add the bananas. Stir or toss the bananas in the brown sugar butter mixture until evenly coated. Add rum and let it continue to bubble for 2 minutes.
  • Turn the heat down to a simmer and add the orange juice.
  • Let the mixture simmer and reduce until dutch baby is ready.
  • Once the dutch baby is done, take it out of the oven and let it cool for 5 minutes. Top with ice cream and bananas foster mixture and serve immediately.