Samoan Banana Panikeke (Fried Banana Doughnuts)

Recipe by BakinBaby
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READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine flour, sugar and baking powder, stir in bananas, pineapple (if using),vanilla extract and water to make a sticky dough.
  • Heat oil in a deep-fryer, heat to 350 degrees. (Oil should be deep enough to completely cover the panikekes or at least 3" deep).
  • Scoop up egg size dolops of dough, push off into oil, fry in small batches until they float and turn golden brown (about 3 min.), flip them over to fry on the other side, remove and drain on paper towel.
  • Rolll in a mixture of sugar and cinnamon. or dip in coconut syrup.
  • Coconut Syrup:
  • In a small sauce pan over medium heat, combine water and sugar, cook 6-8 minutes, add coconut milk, sea salt and vanilla, cook until mixture forms a slightly thick syrup.
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