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bananas Foster

noun bananas Fos·ter \-ˈfs-tər, -ˈfäs-\

Definition of BANANAS FOSTER

:  a dessert of bananas flamed (as with rum) and served with ice cream
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Origin of BANANAS FOSTER

Richard Foster, friend of New Orleans restaurateur Owen E. Brennan, at whose restaurant the dish was first made
First Known Use: 1976

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