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Honeyed Bananas

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Category: Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • 4 Bananas
  • 4 tb Oil
  • 2 c Sugar
  • 1 1/2 c Water
  • 1/2 tb Vinegar


1. Peel bananas; cut either in half lengthwise, or in quarters.

2. Heat oil and, over low heat, pan-fry bananas until lightly browned.

3. Meanwhile, combine sugar, water and vinegar in a saucepan. Bring slowly
to a boil, stirring, until mixture spins a thread when a small amount is
dropped into cold water.

4. Dip bananas in hot syrup to coat and place on an oiled platter; then dip
in ice water to crystallize. (See steps 5 and 6 in recipe "Honeyed

NOTE: These are also called Bananas in Silk Thread. VARIATIONS:

1. In step 2, add to the oil 1 teaspoon sugar.

2. In step 3, substitute the following syrup ingredients: 2/3 cup brown
sugar, 2/3 cup vinegar, 3 tablespoons cornstarch, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1
slice fresh ginger root, minced. Then slowly bring to a boil, stirring, and
cook 2 minutes. Pour syrup over the bananas in their pan; cook 2 minutes
more over low heat. Then dip coated bananas in ice water.

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