Bourbon Street Banana Crisp Recipe

. Yvonne Ruperti

Bananas are baked in a caramelized sweet brown sugar sauce and topped with bourbon and a crunchy walnut streusel.

Recipe Details

Bourbon Street Banana Crisp Recipe

Active 15 mins
Total 60 mins
Serves 4 to 6 servings


  • 9 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted, divided

  • 1/2 cup (3 1/2 ounces) plus 3 tablespoons light brown sugar (or dark), divided

  • 7 medium bananas, ripe but not mushy, sliced 1/4-inch thick

  • 5 to 6 tablespoons bourbon

  • 1 cup (5 ouncesall-purpose flour

  • 3/4 teaspoon salt

  • 1/4 cup oats

  • 1 cup walnuts, chopped


  1. Adjust oven rack to upper middle position and preheat to 375°F. Pour 3 tablespoons melted butter into bottom of baking dish and swirl to coat. Sprinkle 3 tablespoons brown sugar over butter. Scatter bananas into dish and pour bourbon over the top. Give one or two quick stirs to distribute bananas into mixture.

  2. Using fingertips, toss flour, salt, oats, walnuts, remaining 1/2 cup brown sugar, and remaining 6 tablespoons melted butter until moist crumbs form. Scatter over bananas. Bake until golden and bubbly, about 30 minutes. Serve warm, not hot.

Special Equipment

1 1/2 quart casserole dish

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Nutrition Facts (per serving)
936 Calories
32g Fat
149g Carbs
17g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4 to 6
Amount per serving
Calories 936
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 32g 41%
Saturated Fat 12g 62%
Cholesterol 46mg 15%
Sodium 278mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 149g 54%
Dietary Fiber 8g 30%
Total Sugars 40g
Protein 17g
Vitamin C 12mg 61%
Calcium 70mg 5%
Iron 7mg 37%
Potassium 756mg 16%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)