Banana-Coffee Flambe

Kitchen Tested
  • Yield 6 servings

This is a fabulous, impressing low-fat finale to a meal.

By heating the liqueur first, you will have no trouble igniting the sauce. Be very careful when flambeeng a dish.


3 tablespoons light stick margarine
1/3 cup light brown sugar
4 tablespoons brewed strong coffee
4 firm bananas, peeled, halved, and split lengthwise
4 tablespoons coffee liqueur
Nonfat vanilla frozen yogurt


  1. In a large, wide skillet, heat margarine, brown sugar and coffee until melted and bubbly. Add banana slices, cooking 5 minutes, turning as needed.
  2. Meanwhile, heat coffee liqueur in a microwave-proof dish 30 seconds. Pour into one corner of skillet, remove from heat, and ignite with a long match to flame. Stir carefully until flame dies out. Serve immediately over nonfat vanilla frozen yogurt.



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