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Fried Bananas (Cape Verde Islands)

This recipe is adapted from The Africa Cookbook by Jessica B. Harris

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  • Heat oil in a dutch oven or deep fryer to 375°F.
  • Mix the corn flour and sugar together in a bowl.
  • Add the butter, egg, salt, rum and milk, stirring constantly until you have a thick batter.
  • Peel the bananas, cut them into quarters, and sprinkle them with a mixture of cinnamon and sugar.
  • Roll the banana quarters in the batter and dip them into the hot oil a few at a time.
  • Fry them for 2 to 3 minutes on each side, turning once until they are golden brown.
  • Drain on absorbent paper and dust with the cinnamon sugar.
  • Serve warm.
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  1. Montana Heart Song
    Excellent Recipe! I used light brown sugar, I didn't have the dark sugar. I rolled some of them in crushed cashew nuts after frying! I keep them warm in a 250* oven and served with pancakes!
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  2. lynnski  LA
    This recipe is adapted from The Africa Cookbook by Jessica B. Harris
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