Pan Fried Bananas W/ Cinnamon Butter + Video

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Published: Feb 20, năm trước Modified: Aug 14, 2022 by Kristin King / This post may contain tiếp thị liên kết links



Pan Fried Cinnamon Bananas is a quick và easy recipe to cook bananas, perfect for a special breakfast, an afternoon snack, or even a healthy dessert! It"s super easy khổng lồ pan fry a banana và uses items you probably already have. Gather the 3 simple ingredients, grab a skillet, & get ready lớn gobble up this delicious banana recipe in 10 minutes!



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👩🏻‍🍳 Why You"ll Love This Recipe

This recipe was inspired by the age-old problem, how to lớn use up overripe bananas. Và now this is one of my favorite ways lớn fix a banana treat. These pan fried bananas are super delicious, yet healthier and so much easier than deep fried bananas.

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No matter how hard I try lớn buy the right number of bananas for my family, I can never seem to get it right. If one week I don’t have enough, I try to buy a few more the next week, but then it seems I have too many!

That"s when I need khổng lồ figure out what to make with my extra bananas. This recipe is so quick & simple, & it is perfect for a special breakfast, an afternoon snack, or an easy banana dessert.

And it"s made in one skillet, so clean-up is a snap!


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Warm bananas with cinnamon and sugar are a sweet & delicious treat!

🥘 Ingredients Needed

bananas - slightly overripe. If there are big brown patches on your bananas, they are too ripe & will just become mushy.sugar - you can also use a sugar substitute lượt thích granulated Splendaground cinnamon - tastes great and contains antioxidants, too!nutmeg - optional

🔪 Instructions

Slice the bananas into rounds.Combine the cinnamon, sugar, and nutmeg in a small bowl and set aside.Spray a skillet with nonstick spray, heat over medium, then địa chỉ the banana rounds.Sprinkle about ½ of the cinnamon mixture, then cook for 2-3 minutes until the rounds start lớn warm.Flip the rounds over.Sprinkle the rest of the cinnamon mixture, then cook for another 2 minutes or so until the bananas are warmed through.

👪 FAQs


Are these banana treats similar to banana fritters?

Yes và no. Banana fritters are battered and deep fried in hot oil. These banana pieces are not battered or deep fried, but they are warm & sweet & are a great healthier alternative to lớn banana fritters!


Are pan fried bananas healthy?

Pan fried bananas are definitely a lightened up alternative khổng lồ deep fried bananas. In addition, in this recipe I really tried khổng lồ minimize the oil và sugar used to lớn keep it a heathy as possible. Bananas are rich in potassium which is really good for supporting a strong heart & muscles. They also have many other essential vitamins & nutrients.


What bởi pan fried bananas taste like?

This banana recipe produces warm, cinnamon-y banana slices that rival any dessert! They are sweet & slightly sticky, just lượt thích any decadent sweet treat. This recipe is a great way to lớn serve dessert while feeling good knowing that you aren"t giving your family completely empty calories!


How ripe vì chưng the bananas need to be for this recipe?

I don"t advise using green bananas, because they aren"t as sweet & in fact can be a little on the bitter side. You can use yellow but firm bananas, which are just ripe but not yet overripe. However, I prefer using slightly overripe bananas in this recipe, because they produce the sweetest result.


How can I speed up the ripening process of my bananas?

Place your bananas in a brown paper bag và fold it closed. That will help your bananas ripen faster.

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If you ever wondered what you can make with bananas, you will love this simple & delicious recipe!

💭 Expert Tips và Tricks

Use bananas that are slightly overripe. It"s OK if there are a bunch of small brown spots, but if the surface of the bananas are mostly brown spots or big brown patches, they are too far gone & will just turn out mushy.When cooking a banana, vì not overcook. If they start khổng lồ get too soft, they are definitely done. This might happen quickly if your heat is a little too high so pay attention to lớn them as they cook.Use good quality nonstick oil spray, or skip the spray & use a good non-stick pan. Poor chất lượng oil could affect the taste of your banana rounds.Sugar works best but you can also use granulated Splenda (or equivalent) if you prefer.

📌 This recipe can also be used as a quick & easy method for caramelized bananas! If that"s what you are going for, địa chỉ a little butter into the pan while it is heating & let it melt before you showroom in the banana rounds.

📖 Substitutions và Variations

Use honey instead of sugar for natural sweetness. Simply drizzle on the honey and then sprinkle the cinnamon on vị trí cao nhất of that.Pile on đứng đầu of pancakes, waffles, or French toast for a unique và tasty twist to lớn breakfast.Serve over store-bought angel food cake & drizzle with chocolate syrup for a delicious yet simple dessert that will satisfy every sweet craving.For some fun variations for kids, vị trí cao nhất with a dollop of whipped cream, dust with confectioner"s sugar, or sprinkle with colored jimmies.Add on vị trí cao nhất of ice cream for a healthy yet delicious topping.Drizzle some maple syrup over your rounds for an extra sweet breakfast treat!

🔊 What readers are saying...

"Just made these. Yum! Easy, fast and delicious. I served them in small dessert bowls with a dollop of fresh whip cream on top và sprinkled a little bit of the leftover sugar mixture on the whip cream (mostly for looks). It was impressive looking và took just minutes, start khổng lồ finish. Thanks for the great recipe!"

- MJ


🥫 Storage và Reheating

These really are best when eaten right away, however if you have leftovers they should be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator. They will last up to lớn 3-4 days. Khổng lồ reheat, place them in a skillet over medium heat until warmed up.

It"s not recommended to make these ahead of time & freeze them.


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Cooking a banana & covering it with cinnamon sugar is a great way to use up the bananas in your house!

💡 What to Serve With This Dish

This banana breakfast recipe would be perfect accompanied by this Strawberry Smoothie Bowl! Or brighten the morning with this delicious and citrus-y Orange Smoothie with Pineapple, jam-packed with healthy fiber and vitamin C. These fried bananas are also great with these Chocolate Crunch Raspberry Waffles!

For dessert ideas, serve your cinnamon bananas on đứng đầu of Mom"s Refrigerator Cake, next to this Maple Bacon Ice Cream Cake, or drizzle them with this amazing Homemade Chocolate Sauce!


Pan Fried Banana and Cinnamon Recipe

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