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Warm Caramel Bananas ~ Flashback Friday


This simple and delicious dessert has been a favorite over here for a long time and was originally posted almost nine years ago. This recipe is based on one I pulled from a magazine and tweaked just a little.  The warm caramel sauce also makes a yummy topping for cakes.

Ingredients:

  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 3 medium bananas
  • 1/2 cup peanuts, chopped
  • whipped cream or premium ice-cream
  • chocolate sauce, optional
Directions:
  1. Melt butter in large skillet on medium heat. Add sugar and cook until melted, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat to low. Gradually stir in sour cream and cook 1 minute, stirring occasionally.
  2. Cut bananas in half lengthwise; cut each piece crosswise in half. Place banana slices, cut sides down, in skillet. Cook 1 minute or until bananas are softened, basting occasionally with the sauce in bottom of skillet.
  3. Spoon bananas evenly into four dessert dishes. Top with sauce. Add a dollop of whipped cream or a scoop of premium vanilla ice-cream. 
  4. Sprinkle with chopped peanuts.
  5. Drizzle with chocolate sauce, if desired.


4 comments:

  1. I must admit, I LOVE Flashback Friday's. I can't wait to get to your website to see what you girls are up to and what treasure from the past you will post! Thank you all very much.

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  2. Do you think this sauce would keep in the fridge? I was thinking of using it for topping on ice cream.

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    1. I'm sure it would keep well in the fridge! Let us know how it works out for you.

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  3. Oh boy that looks so good. Reminds me of Bananas Foster - you should name it Bananas Wiebe! I need to make this sometime!

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