Peanut Power with Chef T: Peanut Butter Bananas Foster

delicious banana dessert topped with ice cream and nuts.

By: Chef Teren Green



2 large ripe bananas

1 cup toasted peanuts

1/2 cup graham crackers

1/4 cup peanut butter

1/4 cup brown sugar

2 tablespoons butter

2 ounces dark rum

2 ounces banana liqueur

1 pint vanilla ice cream

1/4 cup fresh blueberries


There’s an old myth out there that you can’t enjoy any desserts when you’re training as a top athlete. Chef Teren Green, or “Chef T” as the professional athletes he cooks for call him, is here to disprove that.

Chef T makes meals, snacks and even desserts for the best of the best including the U.S. women’s soccer team that went on to become world champions in 2019.

Green’s Peanut Butter Bananas Foster is a healthier alternative to your favorite desserts while still satisfying that sweet tooth.

In this dessert dish he combines the key recovery ingredients of peanuts and bananas while sprinkling in some surprises like dark rum and ice cream. Every good meal ends with a little dessert at the end.

Here's how to make the Peanut Butter Bananas Foster dessert:

  1. Medium slice bananas.
  2. Crunch toasted peanuts and graham crackers.
  3. Sauté bananas, blueberries, and peanut butter in butter.
  4. Once hot, with extreme caution add dark rum, banana liqueur and ignite.
  5. Pour mixture onto vanilla ice cream and garnish with crunched peanuts and graham crackers.

Nutrients Per serving

Calories from Fat366
Trans Fats0.26g

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