Foodie Friday: Pan Fried Cinnamon Bananas

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It is Foodie Friday. Every Friday, I will be putting up a recipe that I have made the previous week.

Today’s recipe is:

Pan Fried Cinnamon Bananas

Overhead view of pan fried cinnamon banana rounds on a white plate

(recipe and picture courtesy of Dizzy Busy and Hungry. Click on picture for link to the blog)


Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes

Serves: didn’t say.


Ingredients:

2 bananas, slightly overripe

2 tablespoons sugar (can substitute Splenda if you want to)

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1/4 teaspoon nutmeg (optional)


How to Make**:

  1. Slice the bananas into rounds, approximately 1/3 inch thick
  2. In a small bowl, combine the sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg (if desired). Set aside
  3. Lightly spray a large skillet with nonstick oil spray. Warm over medium heat.
  4. Add the banana rounds and sprinkle 1/2 of the cinnamon mixture on top.
  5. Cook for 2-3 minutes
  6. Flip the rounds sprinkle with the remaining cinnamon mixture
  7. Cook for 2-3 more minutes or until the bananas are soft and warmed through

What I did differently in this recipe (the **’s):

I haven’t made this yet. I went to make it on Wednesday for Miss R’s snack at preschool and someone ate the bananas. So, I am saving this for next week. I will say that I probably wouldn’t have done anything different from the recipe.


Was it hard to make: I didn’t make it yet. But it looks fairly easy.

How long did it take me to make (compared to the recipe’s prep+total time): Didn’t make it. So don’t know.

Did BK and I like it: I think we will once I make it.

More importantly, did my kids like it: Well, Miss R said that she wouldn’t try it. But the other two are looking forward to me making this.

Will I make it again: Probably

Thoughts on the dish, after the fact: No thoughts right now.

The difficulty of the dish: Beginner

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