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David Turin's Rum Flambeed Bananas with Brownies and Sweet Mascarpone

  • Servings:

    Makes 4 as an appetizer
  • Prep Time:

    15 minutes
  • Cook Time:

    20 minutes


2 Tbsp. butter (sauce)
2 bananas, cut into chunks or slices (sauce)
1/2 cup brown sugar (sauce)
1/4 cup dark rum (sauce)
Juice of 1/2 lemon (sauce)
Juice of 1/4 orange (sauce)
Pinch of orange zest (sauce)
Pinch of lemon zest (sauce)
1/2 tsp. salt (sauce)
1 cup mascarpone cheese, softened (sweet mascarpone)
2 Tbsp. powdered sugar (sweet mascarpone)
1/8 tsp. cinnamon (sweet mascarpone)
1/2 Tbsp. vanilla extract (sweet mascarpone)
4 brownies
4 scoops vanilla ice cream
4 sprigs of mint
powdered sugar
David Turin's Rum Flambeed Bananas with Brownies and Sweet Mascarpone


Prepare the sauce:
1. Saute bananas in butter.
2. Flambe bananas with rum; cook until flame burns out.
3. Add brown sugar, lemon and orange juice, zest and salt.
4. Simmer until the sauce is thick.
Prepare the sweet mascarpone:
1. Mix softened cheese with powdered sugar, cinnamon and vanilla.
Plate it up:
1. Schmear sweet mascarpone on plate.
2. Split each brownie and place one half on top of the cheese.
3. Top with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
4. Drizzle with rum sauce.
5. Top with the other half of the brownie.
6. Garnish with a sprig of fresh mint and a dusting of powdered sugar.


Nutritional Facts
Servings Makes 4
Base Nutrients
Calories 900 kcal (45%)
Calories from Fat 432
Total Fat 48 g (74%)
Saturated Fat 27 g (135%)
Cholesterol 155 mg (52%)
Sodium 540 mg (23%)
Total Carbohydrates 99 g (33%)
Dietary Fiber 3 g (12%)
Protein 9 g (15%)
Vitamin A n/a
Vitamin C n/a
Calcium n/a
Iron n/a