healthy dessert recipe for oasted Bananas with Orange Cream and Pistachios by kristen coffield of the culinary cure

Roasted Bananas with Orange Cream and Pistachios Recipe

Roasting bananas changes them from a breakfast fruit into a silky, sophisticated dessert that pleases even the most ardent banana haters.

Course Breakfast, Dessert
Keyword alchohol, almond butter, bananas, bourban, brown sugar, cinnamon, coconut milk yogurt, nutmeg, orange, pistachios, rum, turmeric
Servings 2


  • 2 firm bananas
  • 1 tsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. dark rum or bourbon
  • 1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 1 Tbsp. dark brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. melted butter
  • 1 5.3 oz container of full fat vanilla or plain coconut milk yogurt liquid poured off
  • Zest and juice from 1 orange
  • Dash turmeric
  • 1/2 cup crushed toasted pistachios


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Peel and slice bananas crosswise.
  3. Grease an oven-proof baking dish with butter or coconut oil and add bananas.
  4. Combine lemon juice, rum, cinnamon, nutmeg, melted butter and brown sugar in a small bowl. Evenly pour mixture over bananas.
  5. Roast bananas in center of oven for 20 minutes. Remove and cool.
  6. In a small bowl combine yogurt, turmeric and 1 Tbsp orange juice.
  7. Place 2 roasted bananas on each plate, add a dollop of orange cream and garnish with crushed pistachios and orange zest.