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Brown-Sugar Butter

Alex Porter, chef at Norma's at Le Parker Meridien Hotel, concocted an incredible Chocolate Banana Waffle Napoleon. In his recipe, bananas are sauteed in this sweet butter and layered onto waffles; the whole creation is then topped with chocolate.

  • Yield: Makes 3/4 cup

Source: Martha Stewart Living, November 2000


  • 8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons light-brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon heavy cream


  1. In a small bowl, combine butter and brown sugar with an electric hand-mixer until light and fluffy. Add cream, and whisk until creamy and well combined.

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