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 Facts



Active: 15 mins
Total: 60 mins
Serves: 4 to 6 servings

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  • 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)
613 Calories
31g Fat
77g Carbs
8g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4 to 6
Amount per serving
Calories 613
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 31g 40%
Saturated Fat 12g 61%
Cholesterol 46mg 15%
Sodium 276mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 77g 28%
Dietary Fiber 6g 21%
Total Sugars 40g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 12mg 61%
Calcium 56mg 4%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 655mg 14%
*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.)