Bananas Foster with a Kahlua Twist

Pound cake with Bananas, gently sauteed in a warm Kahlua sauce, topped with cold Ice Cream…YUM! A slight twist to classic bananas foster, this is the perfect dessert for two. Try it for Valentines Day or a special birthday.


Pound Cake – 2 slices
Kahlua Coffee Liqueur – 1/4 cup
Brown Sugar – 1 tsp
Orange – 1/2
Banana – 1 medium, sliced
Ice Cream – 2 scoops


1. Heat a medium non-stick skillet and add Kahlua.
2. Add Brown Sugar and mix well — Saute for 1 minute.
3. Squeeze the juice from 1/2 orange into the Kahlua mixture and continue to saute for 1 more minute.
4. Add sliced Bananas and saute until Bananas are slightly softned but not mushy — turn off stove.
5. Warm Pound Cake slices in the microwave for 10-15 seconds.
6. Place one slice of Pound Cake at the bottom of a dessert dish/cup.
7. Pour 1/2 of the warm Kahlua/Banana mixture over the Pound Cake.
8. Repeat steps 6 & 7 for second dessert dish/cup.
9. Top with 1 scoop of Vanilla Ice Cream to each dessert and serve immediately.
10. Serves 2


1. No Kahlua – no problem. Make some at home, with or without alcohol. Here is the recipe for ‘Home-Made Kahlua’

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9 thoughts on “Bananas Foster with a Kahlua Twist

  1. Hi,

    Then link for “Home made Kahlua” doesn’t show the recipe. It takes me to the “Popular Indian recipes” page.

    I am a frequent visitor to this website and the recipes that I have tried have all been a success. Thanks for putting together such wonderful recipes.


  2. Hi

    I like your videos a lot..they are very detailed. One thing I would like you to add is…no. of that it will help us plan for get-together.

  3. Hi Mona, great question…I have added the answer for everyone to see in the recipe (under tips). Try it out and let us know how it comes out.

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