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Slow-Cooker Chocolate Bananas Foster


We've transformed the famous and somewhat-tricky Bananas Foster into an easy slow cooker recipe. Make this anytime, for any occasion.

Tip: If you don't like—or can't have—walnuts, omit them or substitute with another nut, like pecans, almonds, or hazelnuts.

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  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp rum extract or 1/4 cup white rum
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 6 bananas
  • 1 Tbsp cornstarch
  • 3/4 cup chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cup chopped walnuts, toasted
  • Vanilla ice cream, for serving


Servings 6
Adapted from


Step 1

Place the butter, brown sugar, vanilla extract, rum extract or rum, lemon juice, and cinnamon into a slow cooker. Stir the ingredients together.

Peel the bananas, slice them widthwise into 1" discs, and place the pieces in a medium-size bowl with the cornstarch. Carefully toss the bananas until they're coated with the corn starch and spoon them into the slow cooker. Carefully fold them into the butter/sugar mixture well coated. Set the slow cooker on high and cook for 1 hour.

After the cooking time ends, remove the lid and stir the bananas, being careful not to break them up. Sprinkle the chocolate chips and walnuts over top. Place the lid back on and let it sit for 5 more minutes, or until the chocolate chips are melted. Serve over ice cream.

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