June Recipes

Grilled Bananas Foster

Grilled Bananas Foster
Hands On:
10 minutes
Total Time:
40 minutes


  • 4 medium unpeeled bananas, trimmed
  • 7 tbsp Hy-Vee unsalted butter, divided
  • 2 tbsp packed Hy-Vee light brown sugar, divided
  • 4 tbsp Hy-Vee Select 100% pure maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp Cross Keys Barbados rum
  • 8 (2x2-in.) pieces Hy-Vee Bakery chocolate picnic cake
  • Hy-Vee vanilla ice cream, for serving
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Prepare a charcoal or gas grill with a greased grill rack for direct cooking over medium heat.
Cut unpeeled bananas lengthwise in half; brush cut sides with 1 tablespoon melted butter and sprinkle with 1 tablespoon brown sugar.
Arrange bananas, cut sides down, on grill rack. Grill for 5 to 6 minutes or until peels are dark brown and bananas are softened. Remove from grill; cool slightly. Remove peels from bananas; cut each crosswise in half.
Place a large cast-iron skillet on grill rack to preheat. Remove skillet and add remaining 6 tablespoons butter, maple syrup, and rum. Return skillet to grill. Cook and stir for 4 to 5 minutes or until bubbly. Stir in remaining 1 tablespoon brown sugar until dissolved. Add bananas and cook for 4 minutes more. Remove skillet from grill.
To serve, place 2 banans pieces on each piece of cake; top with a scoop of ice cream and rum sauce.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1
Serves: 8
Amount Per Serving
Calories: 28
% Daily Value*
Total Fat: 1g 2%
Saturated Fat: 1g
Trans Fat: 0g
Cholesterol: 4mg 1%
Sodium: 8mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate: 4g 1%
Dietary Fiber: 0g 0%
Sugars: 3g 5%
Protein: 0g 0%

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