Bananas Foster Cupcakes

Recipe by Xexe383
READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 16
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • For the Bananas:
  • In a saute pan over medium heat, combine the butter, brown sugar, and cinnamon.
  • Cook until butter melts and sugar is dissolved (4 to 5 minutes).
  • Add the banana slices and cook until tender, turning once for 1 to 2 minutes per side.
  • Stir together rum and vanilla.
  • Turn off the burner and add the rum mixture to the pan.
  • Using a long match, light the alcohol by placing the flame just in the outer edge of the pan.
  • Stand as far back as possible. The flame should extingish in a few seconds.
  • Gently shake the pan from side to side to coat the bananas with the sauce.
  • Spoon the bananas into a bowl and set aside.
  • For the Cupcakes:
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar with electric mixer until light and fluffy.
  • In a medium bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, and salt.
  • Add eggs, vanilla, rum and banana mixture. Mix well.
  • Add flour mixture alternately with sour cream; blend thoroughly but do not overmix.
  • Pour into prepared cupcake pans.
  • Bake 20 - 25 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  • Cool for 1- minutes in pan on rack. Remove and cool completely before frosting.
  • For the frosting:
  • Beat together cream cheese, butter, cinnamon and vanilla on medium speed until light and fluffy.
  • Add about half the powdered sugar and beat until mixed well. Then gradually add the remaining powdered sugar until you reach a spreading consistency.
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