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Wined Cooking Banana

24 Mar 2016
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Bring your cooking banana into something extraordinare with this recipe. Who would ever have thought that wine and banana could marry perfectly?


or 2 Servings
Prep time
20 minutes
Cooking time
Total time
20 minutes


Lenten season... and I should be fasting. So here is a recipe of wined banana that will satisfy your little hunger.


1⁄2 c
tap water
1⁄2 c
apple juice
1 c
red wine
pieces half-ripe or ripe (but not over-ripe) cooking banana (Use this variety: Saba or Cardava in the Philippines; Banana Plantain in North America)
sticks cinnamon bark
honey to taste
Fresh Mint to garnish (optional)


Peel and slice the bananas and place in a sauce pan.  Add in water, apple juice, wine and cinnamon bark.  Heat over medium heat and boil occasionally stirring until the bananas are fully cooked and liquid is reduced to half.
Serve warm, sweetened with honey and garnished with fresh mint slices.


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I must try this one. Now I am salivating!