Spread peanut butter side to side, evenly on 1 side of each piece of bread. In listening Monday to an NPR segment about Chef Sean Brock’s Peanut Butter, Banana and Bacon Milkshake, I was inspired to do a post of my own. The description mentioned the bacon, the peanut butter, the bread and then, as an after thought, “she fried the bananas in the bacon fat.”   Cue angels singing and lightbulb moments. Heat a skillet or griddle over medium heat, and coat with cooking spray. My family and I love to have little “friendly ” debates on topics like “the Doobie Brothers… with or without Michael McDonald? Place on a baking sheet and bake until golden brown, about 15 minutes. Your email address will not be published. Thanks for sharing!! To that end, Nick’s Cafe is hosting a fundraiser Aug. 10, with a car show starting at 9 a.m. and live music starting at 1 p.m. Timothy P. Irvin and Dennis Thornberry (coloradoelvis.com) will perform, and Dochterman will sing a couple of Elvis songs with them. We love hearing from you! Stir and cook to desired thickness. The flour must have sealed in some of the banana flavor and their taste was detected more easily in the sandwich. As a fan of Elvis growing up thanks to my parents I always wondered what it would taste like and finding this recipe meant that I could actually try it. The cafe is open 5 a.m.-2 p.m Monday-Saturday, 5 a.m.-noon Sunday. “The Mine Company was like an Elway’s — it wasn’t unusual to have celebrities in the place,” says Andurlakis. CLICK HERE TO TURN ON NOTIFICATIONS. His favorite Elvis song is “If I Can Dream.”, Dochterman lives with his mom and attends programs for developmentally disabled adults at Able Colorado in Thornton. Just cook them long enough to get them hot, really, and they will give up their juice when you smash them with a fork. She has completed a degree in culinary arts and is now a food writer, photographer, cookbook author and co-creator of the popular website Everyday Southwest. I’d always heard that Elvis liked peanut butter and banana sandwiches, but I’d never tried one until today. I want to save up some money to go to Sun Studios,” says the singer who is still trying to learn to read. I hope you don’t mind, but I included a link in my post to yours. It w\is fit for a king. I wanted to have plenty of time to perfect “the Elvis” before sharing it with you. I searched the usual suspects like the Food Network, the Cooking Channel, cookbooks on Amazon.com, chefs like Nigella and Paula. In a small bowl mix together peanut butter, honey and cinnamon. While the bread is in the oven, fry the bacon until crispy. Filed Under: Elvis Birthday Bash, Main Dishes Tagged With: bacon, Elvis, Elvis Birthday Bash, Elvis sandwich, Elvis' birthday, fried banana sandwich recipe, fried bananas, peanut butter and bacon sandwich, peanut butter recipe. It makes an appearance early in the film in the form of banter about the Internet, and returns towards the end as a symbol of the couple’s love. A pandemic and new commission later, Colorado oil and gas officials OK sweeping changes to regulations. Butter one side of each slice of bread. They all had sandwiches that they claimed were the “Elvis” but, none of the offerings seemed fit for a king. Because "he's going to be an All-Star". Heat butter in saute pan on medium heat. Second, frying the bananas in the leftover bacon fat has the unexpected effect of “mellowing” out the banana flavor. In frying pan melt 3 tablespoons of butter – make sure butter does not burn. I’m so glad you spent the time to hunt down the authentic recipe and then share it here on your blog. Plus to celebrate the king is just a bonus! Meanwhile, place the blackberries, sugar and lemon juice in a small pot and cook over medium heat until the berries give off their juice when mashed with a fork and sugar is dissolved. Elvis liked the sandwich so much, he flew in his private jet out to Denver from Graceland one night to pick up sandwiches for his daughter Lisa Marie’s birthday. Add 2 ounces of butter to the pan and flip sandwich to other side and continue cooking for 2 to 5 minutes or until golden brown and peanut butter is melting. Elvis Presley enjoys a peanut butter sandwich topped with bacon and pickles, Luther Ronzoni Vandross Jr. chows down on a burger sandwiched between two glazed donuts, and Dale Earnhardt Jr. sits down with a banana and mayo sandwich in his hands. So darn good. While researching and writing, I came across your post above. The blackberries are my addition, call it my present to the King. Drain on paper towels. Wanna try something different for dessert? A single sentence that gave me the feeling that this was something special. Spread butter on both sides of sandwiches. Fill with an entire jar of peanut butter and an entire jar of jam. . “I’m just a person trying to live a life. To be truthful, I never saw a mention of blackberries. Best Pumpkin Recipes for Desserts, Dinners & More, « Chicken Green Chile Casserole – Lightened Up. Ghosts on Halloween Carrot Cake Cupcakes—Fast and Easy! Set mostly in Toronto, it’s a charming movie aimed at 20-somethings who worry about friends, parties, careers and love. . ), but am tickled at your recent notoriety with this sandwich. Ugh, I don’t love peanut butter in any form (OMG, did I just say that out loud?! I couldn’t believe how much I liked this sandwich. You can use a blackberry jam that is more tart than sweet to save time, if you’d like. Cook the bacon in a medium sized frying or saute pan. Slice banana in 3/4-inch slices and place on 1 piece of bread with peanut butter. “What If,” a romantic comedy starring Daniel Radcliffe and Zoe Kazan, will open in late August. Keep in touch by following us on Twitter or  “Like” us on Facebook. Or, use a tart blackberry jam. I had some blackberries in the fridge so I cooked them with a little sugar and lemon juice. The sandwiches seemed more like a peanut butter and banana grilled cheese, not nearly the stuff legends are made of. Dust the bananas with flour and fry in the bacon fat remaining in the saute pan until golden brown. 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I hope to hear from you again soon. Slice the loaf in half lengthwise and hollow out the inside. Oh my gosh, were these fried banana sandwiches delicious!