Bananas Foster Grilled Cheese

Wisconsin Cheese Bananas Foster Grilled Cheese Recipe
Active Time
30 Minutes



Look for the Proudly Wisconsin Badge when shopping for cheese. Any brand of Wisconsin Cream Cheese or Mascarpone can be used in this recipe.


  1. Combine cream cheese and mascarpone in a small bowl.
  2. Whisk the egg, milk and vanilla in a large, shallow bowl. 
  3. Melt 1 tablespoon butter in a skillet over medium heat. Add brown sugar; cook and stir until sugar is dissolved. Stir in liqueur. Bring to a gentle boil. Reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer, uncovered, just until mixture begins to thicken.
  4. Add banana; cook and toss, constantly, for 2-3 minutes or until banana is well coated. Remove from the heat. Transfer banana and sauce to a bowl. Cool slightly. Wipe out the pan.
  5. Spread mascarpone mixture on bread slices. Layer banana mixture on one bread slice. Sprinkle with salt. Top with remaining bread slice mascarpone side down. Dip sandwich into egg mixture, coating each side.
  6. Melt remaining butter in the same pan over medium-low heat. Toast sandwich for 2-4 minutes on each side or until bread is light golden brown and cheese is melted.

Cheesemonger Tip

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Do you have questions when shopping for cheese? Ask the cheesemonger! A cheesemonger specializes in the buying and selling of high-quality cheese, usually available in the specialty section of a grocery store or cheese shop. Knowledgeable and passionate, a cheesemonger is a go-to resource for cheese varieties and pairings, proper cheese storage and handling, its cooking applications and cheese brand information.

Cello® Mascarpone is an award-winning cheese handcrafted by artisans. It's made with milk and sweet cream for an indulgent, rich flavor and smooth and creamy consistency.

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