Caramelised Bananas recipe

Caramelised bananas are a sweet and tasty treat that can be easily prepared in under 30 minutes.

You can use any type of banana, but over-ripe bananas will take slightly less time to cook. This dish can be topped off with an accompaniment of your choice: creme fraiche, ice-cream or custard.


  • 1 banana 
  • knob of butter 
  • 1oz Demerara Sugar
  • 3floz orange juice
  • condensed milk 
  • Crème fraiche
caramelised bananas


  1. Gently melt the butter in a pan, cut the bananas into quarters and place in the pan.
  2. Sprinkle on the brown sugar, simmer for a few minutes, and pour in the orange juice.
  3. Simmer until the bananas are softened, add a squirt of condensed milk.
  4. Stir around until the liquid is of a coating consistency.
  5. Serve with a spoon of crème fraiche.

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