Banana in Coconut Cream

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 10 mins

This is a Thai recipe creamy and not too sweet, with all the healthy benefits of bananas, so rich in bone-building phosphorus and calcium, heart-healthy potassium, vitamins A and B6. Great for those leg cramps!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a saucepan, heat the coconut milk with the cinnamon, sugar and salt, and cook gently until the sugar has dissolved. Add the banana pieces and cook gently for 5 minutes.
  2. Remove cinnamon and discard.
  3. Divide the mixture into 6-8 small bowls and serve warm.
Most Helpful

I halved the recipe and ate some for lunch today. Well kind of halved it. I used three bananas, and I also reduced the amount of sugar. I used only one tablespoon for half the ingredients. (A simple taste preference; Australians generally don’t eat food as sweet as Americans do). I had some mango left over from when I made Paula G’s Mango Shake Mango Shake a few days ago, so I had mine with mango, topped with a spoon of yogurt. Sheer decadence! As if it needed to be any creamier! Just SO yummy. This recipe is one I know I will be making often because it is SO quick to make and oh SO delicious! I look forward to making it again, and to sharing it with others. Thanks, Rita, for another fabulous recipe!

bluemoon downunder September 21, 2005

Yum, this is so good! I am already a fan of banana coconut milk combo, so this was a fun variation! I enjoyed the addition of toasted coconut and did include mango, which added a nice bright flavor. Thanks for sharing! Veggie Swap 55

Starrynews February 27, 2013

Yummy comforting. I made ours with pasteurised honey hoping that is healthier than using sugar. My coconut milk was just a regular one from the grocery store. I used less sea salt and the cinnamon stick was cassia bark actually (the cheap stuff passed off as cinnamon here). I toasted the dried shredded coconut in a dry pan. I might make this again!!

UmmBinat February 25, 2012