Warm Tropical Banana Ice Cream Topping

Warm Tropical Banana Ice Cream Topping


"This is a very rich and warm topping that is great for vanilla ice cream. It is very easy to make and the family will love it. It is also great alone just for a treat."


25 m servings 266 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 266 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 12.9 g
  • 20%
  • Carbs:
  • 38.5g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 2.5 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 15 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 77 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Melt the butter in a skillet over medium heat. Place the banana slices in the skillet, stir in the vanilla, and cook until bananas are golden brown. Stir in the coconut, and top with confectioners' sugar and walnuts. Serve immediately over ice cream.
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  1. 7 Ratings


Here's what NOT to do: DON'T use ripe bananas (you want them as firm as possible). DON'T cook them too long or stir too much --- just warm them (they get soft). DON'T wait any time whatsoever...

This is wonderful! Just know that your bananas will not stay firm and nicely shaped. They get a bit mushy and soften a lot as they cook. But,you will be so pleased with this recipe. It got r...

super easy to make. and wonderful, I will make again.

This is a wonderful recipe! After I topped the icecream I added a drizzle of chocolate syrup. Thanks for this great recipe

I used pecans instead of walnuts, I made no other changes. This is delicious.

We liked this, and it's super easy to make. I had everything in my kitchen already. Adding pineapple would boost the tropical flavor and sweetness, in my opinion, and make it a completely 5 st...

Great idea! Adding lemon or lime juice helps anyone who doesn't care for that overly ripe banana taste, plus, it lends the sauce a flavor that is more island-breezy. The idea another reviewer ...