Crème de banane

Crème de banane

Crème de banane is a yellow, transparent, sweet, banana flavored liqueur with roughly 17-25% ABV.

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Usage

Crème de banane is primerely used in alcoholic drinks. However it does have uses in cooking.

Cooking

Crème de banane can be used as a syrup on frozen desserts or in some baked dishes to add a massive boost of banana flavor.

Beverages

Crème de banane is generally preferred in cocktails, but is also a pleasant drink on the rocks with the sweet taste it brings.

King Kong Cola

  • Highball glass filled with ice
  • 2 oz Crown Royal
  • 1 oz Crème de Banane
  • Fill glass with cola

Monkey Coke

  • Highball glass filled with ice
  • 1 1/2 oz Crème de banane
  • Fill glass with cola

Bazooka Bubble Gum

Fluttershy

  • Highball glass filled with ice
  • 2 oz Crème de banane
  • 2 oz Crème de cacao
  • Fill with tonic

Producers

Many companies such as Marie Brizard, Lucas Bols and De Kuyper Royal Distillers of the Netherlands make the liqueur; it is based on neutral-tasting, un-aged grape brandy, flavored by infusion or maceration.

Recipe

Recipe for Homemade Creme de Banana

  • 2 medium-sized bananas, peeled
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract or a 2" length of vanilla bean
  • 1 cup sugar syrup
  • 3 cups vodka
  1. Mash the bananas, and add the vanilla and cooled syrup to the vodka.
  2. Shake gently, steep for 1 week. Strain and filter. Drink now, or age 2–3 months for best results.
  3. Double the sugar for "Creme de Banana".

Optional flavorings: a pinch of cloves, a piece of cinnamon stick.



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