Toffee pecan bananas recipe

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Toffee pecan bananas make a delicious dessert recipe. Top with ice cream for an even naughtier treat. They're so easy to make too

Preparation Time5 mins
Cooking Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Cost RangeCheap

Who could resist this ever so easy toffee pecan bananas dessert that takes just 15 mins to make. The sweet sticky toffee sauce is so quick to make and is also delicious served with pan-fried apple slices, pineapple slices, cooked plums or peaches, or of course can just be poured over ice cream or a warm sponge pudding. Top with toasted chopped hazelnuts, almonds or walnuts if you don’t have pecans


  • 50g butter
  • 150g light muscovado sugar
  • 4tbsp double cream
  • 4 bananas, peeled and sliced
  • 50g pecans, chopped




  1. Melt just a knob of the butter and 1 tbsp of sugar in a frying pan and fry the bananas for a minute or two until browned. Remove from the pan and set aside.
  2. Add the remaining butter to the pan and allow to melt. Add the sugar and stir until dissolved, then bring to the boil and cook for 2-3 mins. Remove from the heat and stir in the double cream.
  3. Drizzle the sauce over the cooked bananas and sprinkle with pecans. Serve warm.
Top Tip for making Toffee pecan bananas

Light muscovado sugar has a natural caramel flavour which is much tastier than light brown sugar.