Recipe: Toffee Bananas

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Delicious bananas in batter with a scrumptious golden caramel coating


  • 4 large bananas
  • 2 oz. (50g) plain flour
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 6 oz. (150g) granulated sugar
  • oil for frying
  • 1 medium egg white
  • 1 medium egg
  • 4 tablespoons milk
  • Cooking Instructions:

    1. Whisk the egg white in a small bowl
    2. Whisk together the egg, flour and milk in a separate bowl, then fold in the egg white
    3. Slice the bananas into 4 chunks, then dip, 4 at a time in the batter
    4. Cook in oil that has heated in a deep fat fryer to a temperature of 375F, 190C for a few minutes or until they turn golden
    5. Drain on kitchen paper and repeat the process until all the bananas are cooked
    6. Arrange the cooked bananas on a baking sheet covered with foil and lightly oiled
    7. Heat the sugar together with 6 tablespoons of water in a heavy-based pan
    8. Stir until the sugar dissolves, then boil quickly to make a golden coloured caramel
    9. When it begins to change colour add the sesame seeds
    10. Cool the pan quickly by immersing it in cold water
    11. Drizzle the syrup over the bananas then leave for a few minutes to allow the caramel to harden a little
    12. Remove from the baking tray and serve

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