1/4 cup butter
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 cup pure maple syrup or maple-flavored syrup
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
3 firm, ripe bananas, halved lengthwise and cut into 1-inch pieces
1 pint vanilla ice cream
1. In heavy medium skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in brown sugar, syrup, lemon juice, and cinnamon. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 2 minutes. Add bananas; spoon some of the syrup mixture over bananas. Cook and stir for 1 to 2 minutes more or until heated through. Remove from heat.
2. Scoop ice cream into dessert dishes. Spoon warm bananas and syrup over ice cream.