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Banana Brown Betty: A Cozy Slow-Cooker Dessert

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Don’t let winter get you in a rut with your culinary craft, whip up some Banana Brown Betty to top off a cozy day spent indoors! Slow-cookers are a great kitchen tool for those that prefer to prepare meals in advance. As a more economical option, slow-cookers are great for maintaining the moist quality needed for this dish as well as limiting the risk of burning. Patience is a virtue and this delight will definitely be worth the wait. In just two hours, your house will be full of a lovely aroma and your bowl full of some Banana Brown Betty.


Photo: Amanda / Pickles & Honey

Banana Brown Betty

Ingredients: (Serves 4)

  • 1⁄3 cup pure maple syrup
  • ¼ cup unsweetened almond milk
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1⁄8 teaspoon salt
  • 6 cups cubed white bread (see Note)
  • 4 ripe bananas, peeled and chopped
  • 1⁄3 cup chopped toasted pecans
  • 1⁄3 cup packed light brown sugar or granulated natural sugar
  • 2 tablespoons brandy or rum or 1 teaspoon brandy or rum extract

For detailed directions that explain how to prepare this healthy sweet, visit Pickles & Honey.

Original recipe published on the blog Pickles & Honey.
Pickles & Honey has a self-proclaimed simplistic take on healthy recipes, they feature a wide range of vegan recipes that are unbelievably tasty. Connect with Amanda and follow her kitchen adventures on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.

Author: Debra K

I believe we all have the right to enjoy incredible looking and tasting cuisine.

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