Banana-Coffee Flambe

  • Yield: 6 servings

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


3tablespoons light stick margarine
1/3cup light brown sugar
4tablespoons brewed strong coffee
4 firm bananas, peeled, halved, and split lengthwise
4tablespoons 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.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 181
  • Fat 3.3g
  • Saturated Fat .6g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 79mg