bananas Foster

bananas Fos·​ter | \ -ˈfȯ-stər How to pronounce bananas Foster (audio) , -ˈfä- \

Definition of bananas Foster

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

First Known Use of bananas Foster

1962, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bananas Foster

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

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“Bananas Foster.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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