Sweetened Bananas (Minatamis na Saging)
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Serves: 4-5 servings
  • 7 medium ripe burro bananas (saba) or plantains
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 ½ cups brown sugar
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  1. Bring water to a boil over medium high heat. Add sugar and stir to dissolve. When the syrup starts to boil, reduce heat and let simmer for 10 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, peel bananas and cut in half diagonally. Add to simmering syrup and continue cooking for another 10 minutes. Stir in vanilla extract.
  3. Let cool to room temperature and chill before serving.
  4. Serve as is or with shaved ice and evaporated milk.
  5. Enjoy!
Recipe by Salu Salo Recipes at https://salu-salo.com/sweetened-bananas-minatamis-na-saging/