So simple yet so sophisticated, my brand new brûléed bananas Foster yogurt bowl is a delightful breakfast, brunch, snack or dessert treat, y'all. It's also an amazing holiday dish that you can use to wow your guests with a stunning, artistic presentation. Fresh banana slices, topped with brown sugar and torched until quick-caramelized deliciousness. Set atop a base of vanilla yogurt infused with cinnamon, maple syrup and a bit of nuts for a creamy and crunchy experience that's just as easy to make as it is impossible to forget. Yep and yay...
I received the Superior RX Kitchen Torch from Jo Chef, but all opinions are my own.
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Sometimes Inspiration Literally Strikes Fire, Y'all...
When Jo Chef reached out to me to try their Superior RX kitchen torch, I was immediately smitten with the device. It's beautiful, y'all, with a sleek, modern design that fits in your hand perfectly. And it comes with butane fuel, so it's ready to use right out of the box.
And it's power, y'all. It's a beast!! As soon as I ignited it, the flame was strong, steady and ready to get the job done. Since its construction is immaculate, it felt really comfortable in my hand, which gave me all the confidence that I needed to want to use it for something really special.
And since bananas Foster is incredibly special to me, I thought that a new, fiery spin on it was in order. So, I whipped out my new kitchen torch toy and gave it my all, y'all.
This brûléed bananas Foster yogurt bowl only took me about 15 minutes to make. And even I wasn't prepared for how fantastic its fancy restaurant presentation would turn out. Or how all of the flavors complemented each other perfectly. And that I was just as happy with the creaminess of the yogurt on my tongue as I was with the crunch of nuts.
Oh, this new gluten free breakfast bowl recipe really is an experience, y'all. It's light, it's ultra-flavorful and it's ready in minutes to make a permanent positive impression on your guests whether you serve in the morning, in the daytime or as an impromptu after-dinner dessert.
How to Make Brûléed Bananas Foster Yogurt Bowls
Start the brûléed bananas Foster yogurt bowl by gathering all of the ingredients:
Then, pour the maple syrup, ground cinnamon and about ¼ of the nuts into the yogurt:
Stir til combined, then set aside:
Then, sprinkle the brown sugar over the banana slices:
And use a kitchen torch to brûlée the bananas slices:
They will look a lot like this after they are done:
Finally, top the yogurt with the brûléed banana slices and the rest of the nuts.
And that's it y'all!
The first thing you notice about this brûléed bananas Foster yogurt bowl is its complex flavor profile. You're 'wowed' with the warm, luscious brûléed bananas initially. Then, as the maple syrup-infused vanilla yogurt with pops of pecans rests on your tongue, you're relishing in the cool creamy/crunch texture juxtaposition that makes each bite just as surprising as it is delectable.
And with just a few minutes of prep and execution time, the fact that you can whip this up at a moment's notice makes this recipe one worth repeating often.
Share this brûléed bananas Foster yogurt bowl with those who breathe blazing insights into your life. And see y'all on the yum side...
Brûléed Bananas Foster Yogurt Bowl
- 1 cup vanilla yogurt or vanilla Greek yogurt
- 1 tablespoon maple syrup
- ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
- ¼ cup finely chopped pecan pieces
- 1 sliced banana
- 2 to 3 tablespoons brown sugar
- Pour the yogurt, maple syrup, cinnamon, and about ¼ of the chopped pecan pieces into a bowl.
- Arrange the banana slices on a heat-proof tray.
- Top each slice with a generous amount of brown sugar.
- Ignite a kitchen torch. Glide the torch back and forth over each banana slice until browned and bubbly. Add more sugar to the banana slices, if necessary. Alternately, preheat the broiler, and broil the sugar-coated banana slices on an ovenproof tray for 5 to 7 minutes, or until darkened and bubbly.
- Top the yogurt with the brûléed banana slices and the remaining pecan pieces.
- Serve immediately.
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