Melt butter in top of chafing dish over flame. When hot, add bananas. Sprinkle with 1/4 cup of the brown sugar and cinnamon mixture; fry bananas until lightly browned. Turn bananas and fry the other side, sprinkling with remaining brown sugar and cinnamon mixture. If necessary or desired, add more brown sugar and cinnamon.
Pour 1/2 cup Kirsch over the bananas and carefully ignite. Serve over vanilla ice cream or alone with a dollop of whipped cream.
Calories per serving: 244