Bananas with Dairy Free Caramel Sauce


This deliciously simple dessert for bananas with dairy free caramel sauce come together in minutes. The recipe was originally shared with us by a fantastic website called Allergycooks. They’ve sadly since closed, but this sweet treat lives on. It simply begs to be served with big scoops of dairy-free vanilla ice cream.

Bananas with Dairy Free Caramel Sauce Recipe (allergy-friendly and vegan, too!)

According to the recipe creator, Lyle’s Golden Syrup is the secret to a rich, buttery dairy free caramel sauce. But in a pinch, you can swap in non-GMO corn syrup or maple syrup.

Special Diet Notes: Bananas with Dairy Free Caramel Sauce

By ingredients, this recipe is dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, gluten-free, grain-free, nut-free, peanut-free, optionally soy-free, vegan, plant-based, vegetarian, and generally top food allergy-friendly.

Bananas with Dairy Free Caramel Sauce
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The recipe and photos reprinted with the permission of Allergycooks. The recipe is vegan, dairy-free, egg-free, wheat-free, gluten-free, tree nut-free, and peanut-free. Always check ingredients for cross-contamination concerns.
Serves: Serves 4
  • 4 large ripe bananas
  • ⅓ cup (75g) dairy-free buttery spread or margarine
  • ¼ cup +2 tablespoons (75g) soft brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons golden syrup (can sub corn syrup or maple syrup)
  • Few drops lemon juice
  1. Peel the bananas and place each onto a dessert plate.
  2. Put the margarine, sugar and syrup into a saucepan and heat gently until melted.
  3. Bring to the boil, then reduce the temperature and simmer for 2 minutes or until it starts to thicken.
  4. Remove from the heat, stir in the lemon juice and immediately pour the sauce over the bananas.
  5. Serve with dairy-free ice cream.

About Author

Alisa is the founder of, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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