Michael Symon's Bacon-Bananas 'Foster'

Sweeten Your Meal With This Delightful Dish

Co-host of "The Chew" prepares classic summer dishes with a new spin.
Difficulty: Moderate
Cook Time: min

No meal is complete without dessert. Treat yourself to this delicious dish.


  • 4 slices of bacon, diced
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 4 bananas peeled and halved lengthwise
  • 1/3 cup bourbon
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • Vanilla bean ice cream
  • Cooking Directions

    Place bacon over medium heat and cook until crispy. Remove bacon with slotted spoon and reserve.

    Add brown sugar and to bacon fat and stir until mixed well. Turn heat to high and add bananas, cook until slightly tender. Add bourbon and flambé.

    Take off heat add pinch of salt and swirl in butter. Serve warm over vanilla bean ice cream, with crispy bacon sprinkled on top.

    This recipe was styled by chef Karen Pickus for Good Morning America.

    Recipe courtesy of Michael Symon

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: bananas, vanilla bean ice cream, bourbon, bacon

    Course: Dessert

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