Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Desserts & Drinks)

Sweet Stewed Bananas Recipe

Ingredients : Serves 8-10

1 kg

300 g

1 liter

1 teaspoon

500 ml

Ripe cooking bananas

Dark brown sugar or palm sugar


Vanilla essence

Fresh cream, evaporated milk or coconut cream

Crushed ice

Method :
  • Slice each banana diagonally into bite-sized pieces.

  • Combine sugar or palm sugar and water in a casserole dish or pot. Bring to the boil, stirring occasionally until sugar dissolves.

  • Add the bananas and return to the boil. Lower heat and simmer until bananas are tender and the liquid becomes thick and syrupy, about 40 minutes.

  • Skim off any impurities that rise to the top and discard.

  • Stir in vanilla essence and set aside to cool.

  • Spoon bananas and syrup into serving bowls. Add 1/4 cup fresh cream or evaporated milk or coconut cream to each serving.

  • Top with crushed ice.

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