Hot Bananas in Coconut Milk

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by Elmotoo

This is a Chinese dessert that I found to submit for the Zaar World Tour '05... Coconut milk lends a sweet flavor to bananas in this quick and easy recipe. It makes a light dessert for two, or can easily be doubled to serve four people.

Top Review by Ambervim

I made it and found it good. I think of it as comfort food. I also blended a serving so it was more like a pudding and liked that better. The next morning I mixed it with steel cut oats having cooked them with less water. It was a lovely hearty breakfast. Definitely more than 2 servings, IMHO.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Peel the bananas and cut into bite-sized pieces.
  2. In a medium saucepan, bring the coconut milk to a boil. Add the sugar and cinnamon, stirring to dissolve.
  3. Add the bananas.
  4. Bring back to a boil, then turn down the heat and simmer for 2 - 4 minutes, until the bananas are tender but not mushy.
  5. Serve hot, sprinkling extra cinnamon on top if desired.

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