Grilled bananas with your favorite toppings makes a delicious summer treat!
Mike made this delicious grilled banana dessert in place of a cake for my birthday.
How To Grill a Banana
Grill the banana in its skin, cutting a thin slit in the skin (cutting into the banana slightly) as the only prep.
How Long Do You Cook a Grilled Banana?
How long you grill your banana is really up to you! The banana in this photo was only grilled for a few minutes, long enough to warm it up but not impact the structure of the fruit. Cook it longer for a mushy banana.
Grilled Banana Toppings
Pop it out onto a plat, top the banana with your favorite fruit and ice cream, and serve! We topped ours with blueberries, sprinkled on a little Ghirardelli cocoa, and served with vanilla ice cream. What a great summer treat!
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MaryAnne lives is a craft loving educator, musician, photographer, and writer who lives in Silicon Valley with her husband Mike and their four children.
8 thoughts on “Grilled banana dessert”
Hello! I’ve been absent from blogland for over a month now but I’m (sort of) back! This looks absolutely heavenly. I’ve added it to my recipes bookmark file. I haven’t been liking sweets nearly as much recently and bananas are one of my favorite natural sweets. I would love this instead of cake for my birthday.
Oh my. How decadent/sensible. Didn’t know that could happen. You’re a genius!
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This looks and sounds amazing! And so smart to use the grill rather than baking for a summer birthday.
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Yummo, this looks delicious. I like that it is so simple to make and it would certainly be a hit in our house.
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This makes the banana dessert even sweeter than a cake! Mike is a lovely husband I must say :-)
This looks delicious! My kids and Jamie would LOVE this! I would like it too, but being the “has to have gobs of chocolate on it” lover that I am, I would have to have the Cadbury’s mentioned above to LOVE it:-).
Mike is awesome to make this for you. Really, that is sweet and super!
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Oooh, Mary Anne, this is a variation on a British campfire classic! Cut a slit in the banana, stuff with mars bar, wrap in foil and place in the embers at the end of a campfire. So good! Also good with Cadbury’s milk chocolate, though not as toffee-ish.
Glad to see that Mike is looking after you so well – hugs to you both,
Oh yum! I LOVE grilled bananas! Sounds like a perfect birthday dessert!
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