Easy salted caramel and banana cups

Easy salted caramel and banana cups




  • 1/3 cup butter (cubed)
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup golden syrup
  • 1/2 cup cream
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 4 banana (sliced, small)
  • 1 packet popcorn (lightly salted)


Combine butter, sugar, golden syrup and cream in a small, heavy-based saucepan.

Stir over medium heat until the butter is melted and mixture is a smooth consistency – do not allow to boil. Reduce heat and leave to simmer, for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Stir through the salt. Remove from heat and set aside to thicken for 20 minutes.

Once the sauce has cooled and thickened, dollop a tablespoon or two into the bottom of serving cups or glasses, then arrange banana slices, top with popcorn and to finish off drizzle over some more caramel sauce.

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Serving Suggestions


    If making ahead to serve later, transfer the caramel sauce into a storage jar or tub and keep chilled. It stays spreadable even in the fridge but can be brought back to pouring consistency left out for 10 minutes.

  • Alternatively, you can pour the first layer of caramel into your serving glasses and refrigerate these to cut prep time when ready to serve.
  • This recipe was created by Katie Rainbird for Kidspot, New Zealand’s best recipe finder.

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