[VIDEO] Caramelized Banana

Caramelized Banana Sundae

This Caramelized Banana is such a simple and easy dessert to make. A sweet ripe banana slowly cook in brown sugar and butter until it becomes soft. A melt in your mouth dessert that you can eat on its own or add as toppings for cake, pancakes, ice cream, french toast and oatmeal.

Sweetened Banana

Growing up in the Philippines, sweetened banana is one of my favorite dessert. My mom makes it taste so good that I cannot stopped eating it. She uses a different kind of banana which tends to be firmer. I tried using the same banana when I made it here, and it was a disaster every time. It always turned so hard I couldn’t even forced myself to eat it. When I asked my mom, she said not to over cook it. Because that kind of banana reacts differently when cooked, it hardens when over cooked. Well, I tried several times and I decided to find my own solution. That solution is simply to use a regular Banana (Cavendish Banana), the one commonly sold in the market. It was perfect, it was soft and sweet and no chances of having a hard banana at the end. This is the same type of Banana I used when I made my Bananas Foster and Caramelized Banana Oatmeal, it was delicious!

Caramelized Banana By SweetNSpicyLiving

This recipe is very simple and forgiving, you can use as many Banana as you like. I used 2 tbsp of sugar for every 1 Banana, plus 2 tsp of water or butter. Just use this as a guide to make a big batch and double or triple the recipe. Better yet, add the sugar gradually so that you can easily control how sweet you want it. I find that brown sugar is the best because it gave a nice brown color and a hint of caramel flavor from the molasses. You can also use a combination of granulated white sugar and brown sugar if you like.

Small Batch Sweetenedd Banana

Where can I used caramelized banana?

  • Caramelized Banana can be served as a dessert on its own, so making a big batch of this is highly recommended. Its super easy, and delicious
  • Caramelized Banana are great to serve with Vanilla Ice cream, Bananas Foster style
  • Caramelized Banana can be used as toppings for pancake or cakes. Arrange it on top and drizzle the syrup all over, yum!
  • For Crepes filling, served with Vanilla Ice Cream on the side
  • For French Toast,  add some toasted Walnuts on top
  • Last but not the least, use it as toppings for Oatmeal like my Caramelized Banana Oatmeal
Small Batch Caramelized Banana Oatmeal


Big Batch 

  • 2 tbsp Butter (can be substituted with water or milk)
  • 1 tbsp Water
  • 1/4 cup Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla Extract – optional
  • Pinch of Salt
  • 3 Large Banana – sliced
  • 1 tbsp toasted Walnut – optional

Single Serving

  • 1 tsp Butter (can be substituted with water or milk)
  • 2 tsp Water
  • 2 tbsp Brown Sugar
  • 1/4 tsp Vanilla Extract – optional
  • pinch of Salt
  • 1 Large Banana – sliced
  • 1 tbsp toasted Walnut – optional


In a heated pan, add butter and sugar. Stir until fully melted then add sliced Banana and gently mix to cover the Banana with the syrup. Add vanilla extract, salt and water. Cook for 2 – 3minutes until the Banana is soft. Cooking time could slightly vary depending on the size of Banana you are using. The goal is to have the banana soft to your liking. The Banana on its own is ready to eat, so what you are only doing n here is to cook it in the syrup to let it absorb the sweetness and to get the syrup thick.

Serves 2

Nutritional Information

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Small Batch Caramelized Banana

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