Hot Bananas in Coconut Milk

Sliced banana on a chopping board.
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  • 15 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins,
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yield: 4 servings
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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.

What You'll Need

  • 2 large bananas
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

How to Make It

  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. Bring back to a boil, then turn down the heat and simmer for 3 to 5 minutes, until the bananas are tender but not mushy.
  4. Serve hot, sprinkling extra cinnamon on top if desired.
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 213
Total Fat 14 g
Saturated Fat 13 g
Unsaturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 10 mg
Carbohydrates 23 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Protein 2 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)