Delicious and healthy dessert for a children’s holiday or for tea drinking can be made from bananas, if you cover them with caramel. Preparing this dish at home is quite simple, and it will not take long.
Banana-caramel dessert is sure to appeal to both children and adults. It is high in calories and nourishing, but bananas improve mood and are a source of many nutrients, which can serve as an excuse for those who are used to count calories and watch their weight..
|bananas (medium ripeness, not green, but not too soft) –||3 pcs.|
|Sahara –||1 st.|
|any sweet syrup –||3 tbsp.|
|drain oils –||1 tsp.|
|water –||4 tbsp.|
|Time for preparing: 30 minutes||Calories per 100 grams: 274 Kcal|
In this recipe, fresh bananas are used, which are not heat treated and therefore retain more nutrients. But cooking dessert in this case is better immediately before use..
How to cook bananas in caramel at home? First, it is better to do caramel, so that the fruit is not darkened. Sugar, water and butter should be heated in a saucepan or pan (over low heat).
This process lasts until sugar melts and becomes light brown in color. At this point, you need to pour the syrup, mix and set aside the dishes from the stove. Bananas are peeled and cut as you like – into circles or oblong pieces..
Putting the fruit on a stick, they are dipped in caramel, turned so that they are covered with it completely, and lay on the foil.
When the caramel has hardened, dessert can be served..
Cooking dessert fruits in Chinese
This dish is traditional for Chinese, and more precisely, Szechuan, cuisine. There, in addition to bananas, they can cook apples, pumpkin, eggplants in the same way..
- 3 pcs. bananas (not the ripest);
- 4-5 Art. l starch (better than corn);
- 1 tsp sesame oil;
- 75 ml of water (it is better to prepare drinking – mineral or filtered);
- 200 ml of any plant oils;
- 225 g of sugar;
- 2 tbsp. l sesame;
- ice – a few cubes, freeze in advance.
Time spent: 30-40 minutes.
Caloric content for 100 g of dessert: 237 kcal.
The skin is removed from the fruit, the fruits are cut into pieces. They need to roll in containers with starch, so that the fruit covered with it completely. In a skillet (turn on the stove 180 degrees, add butter before it is heated), fry banana slices very quickly – no more than 2 minutes. They are then laid on a plate..
Next, you should cook the caramel. To do this, heat sugar in a saucepan with 75 ml of water. When water boils and sugar dissolves, they are stirred until a light brown mass is formed. Then the caramel is removed from the stove..
Slices of bananas are dipped into it with chopsticks so that they are covered with syrup. Sprinkle sesame on top. It now remains to find out why ice is needed. The fact is that the dish is served immediately and it can be very hot..
Next to him on the table put a container with the remainder of the water and ice. Before you eat a piece, it is dipped for a couple of seconds in cold water to cool and harden the caramel. It is better to use sticks for this..
To prepare a dessert, it is not necessary to use starch, sesame, as in the Chinese recipe. Pieces of fruit can be fried just in oil. For the preparation of caramel with different flavors, use a variety of additives that need to be added to the syrup at the time of removal from the stove. It can be:
- lemon juice, lime, orange (about 1 tsp);
- syrups with different flavors (available in stores);
- condensed milk;
You can serve ice cream, nuts to the dish, sprinkle it with chocolate, cinnamon.
Fried bananas with honey
Very fast, tasty and healthy dish..
- 3 pcs. bananas (it is better not to take too soft);
- 2 tbsp. l Sahara;
- 50 g plums. oil (melt in advance);
- 2 tsp. any honey you like more (but it’s more convenient to take liquid);
- some lemon juice.
Cooking time: 20 minutes.
Caloric content per 100 g: 206 kcal.
How to fry bananas in caramel with honey? Fruits free from the skin, cut, a little sprinkle on them with lemon juice.
Prepare the caramel in the usual way (boil and stir in the frying pan or saucepan with sugar and butter until light brown color). In hot caramel pour honey, stir.
Dip banana slices in syrup and set aside. When the syrup has hardened, the dessert will be ready. Fried bananas in caramel ready to be eaten.!
The main thing in this dessert is to choose good bananas – not too soft, but not green either. With ripe fruit the dish will turn out gentle and very tasty.
In order not to get burned, it is better to prepare sticks, with the help of which it will be possible to dip bananas into caramel. Before that, the syrup must be removed from the stove, otherwise it may splash.
The syrup must be constantly stirred while cooking so that it turns out to be homogeneous and not burnt..
Lemon juice will help prevent the darkening of bananas for a while. If necessary, sprinkle them with fresh fruit..
If there is excess caramel, it can be poured in small portions on the foil or in shallow molds covered with foil or parchment. After hardening, caramel candies can be folded separately and used as a stand-alone dessert, or sprinkle cakes, cakes, after crumbling.