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Is 99 bananas a suitable liqueur for bananas foster?

asked by Curry McEvoy over 4 years ago
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Amanda Hesser

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added over 4 years ago

Yes, should work just fine, although you can also make bananas foster with just rum. Any banana liqueur is going to add a slightly fake or exaggerated banana flavor.

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added over 4 years ago

Bananas foster is typically made with rum instead of liqueur. What you have will work but may be sweeter than the classic with a stronger banana taste.

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added over 4 years ago

I agree the artificial taste of banana in liqueur can really come out after cooking it down or flaming it. I would stay with just the rum.