Plantains With Crema Espesa (Thick Cream)

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READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 4
YIELD: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Peel and bias-slice plantains or bananas into 1/2-inch thick slices (about 2 cups).
  • Melt margarine or butter in a large skillet.
  • Add plantains or bananas to melted margarine or butter.
  • Heat about 5 minutes for plantains (2 minutes for bananas) or just until warm & tender; gently stirring occasionally.
  • Sprinkle with brown sugar. Stir gently until sugar melts.
  • Carefully stir in vanilla & cinnamon.
  • Sprinkle with nuts.
  • Serve immediately with Crema Espesa.
  • Crema Espesa:
  • In a small saucepan heat whipping cream over low heat until warm (90 degreesF to 100 degreesF).
  • Pour the cream into a small bowl; stir in the buttermilk.
  • Cover & let the mixture stand at room temperature for 24 to 30 hours. DO NOT STIR or until the mixture is thickened.
  • Store in a covered container in the refrigerator for up to a week.
  • Stir before serving.
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