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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.


  • 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
  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.


  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.

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

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

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