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What's another delicious way to enjoy fresh fruit? Grilled! That's right; it's a wonderful and easy alternative to eating fruits. It brings out their naturally sweet aroma, and makes for a quick and hassle-free dessert in no time. Next time you have guests arriving, serve them these sticky sweet grilled banans with a spicy cinnamon and rum syrup.

  1. 1 Step 1

    Ingredients

    Gather what you need.

  2. 2 Step 2

    Make the Syrup

    In a small saucepan, over medium heat, combine the water and sugar. After 5 minutes, add the rum. Turn down the flame to low and simmer until the sauce thickens.

  3. 3 Step 3

    Prepare the Bananas

    While waiting for the sauce to cook, wash and dry the bananas. Cut off the ends then slice them lengthwise with the skin on.

  4. 4 Step 4

    Grill the Bananas

    On a griddle or grill, over medium heat, grill the bananas with the fruit part down. When the grill lines appear, turn to cook the other side with the skin part.

  5. 5 Step 5

    Sprinkle on the Cinnamon

    Sprinkle the cinnamon powder on the bananas.

  6. 6 Step 6

    Drizzle on Syrup

    Drizzle bananas with the rum syrup.

  7. 7 Step 7

    Serve Warm & Aromatic

    Enjoy the grilled bananas as breakfast or dessert.

Grilled Bananas With Cinnamon & Rum Syrup

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes

Serving Size: 2

Grilled Bananas With Cinnamon & Rum Syrup

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup rum
  • 2 bananas
  • ½ tablespoon cinnamon powder

Instructions

  1. In a small saucepan, over medium heat, combine the water and sugar. After 5 minutes, add the rum. Turn down the flame to low and simmer until the sauce thickens.
  2. While waiting for the sauce to cook, wash and dry the bananas. Cut off the ends then slice them lengthwise with the skin on.
  3. On a griddle or grill, over medium heat, grill the bananas with the fruit part down. When the grill lines appear, turn to cook the other side with the skin part.
  4. Sprinkle the cinnamon powder on the bananas then drizzle with the rum syrup on top.
  5. Serve warm.