• 1 stick butter 
  • 8 bananas, sliced 
  • 3 cups maple syrup 
  • ¾ cup slivered pecans 
  • 1 TBS crème d’banana liqueur 
  • 1 TBS light rum 
  • whipped cream 
  • additional chopped pecans, optional 
  • Strawberries, optional 

Melt the butter in a large skillet; add bananas and pecans. Sauté about one minute. Add syrup and heat. Stir in liqueur; keep warm. Using your favorite pancake recipe, prepare pancakes allowing three pancakes preserving. Arrange pancakes on individual plates and top with banana mixture. Garnish with a dollop of whipped cream, sprinkle with additional chopped pecans, and top with a fanned strawberry.

Serves 6 people