A tasty treat with no added sugar, these Pan Fried Bananas are a sweet, gluten free snack. Enjoy them with ice cream, yogurt or even just on their own. Ready in just ten minutes!
Have you ever had Pan Fried Bananas?
They are super simple, ready in a flash and have zero added sugar. Spiced with some cinnamon and kicked up a notch with a drop of vanilla and fried until crispy, these sweet bananas are sure to become a staple in your home.
PAN FRIED BANANAS
Recently I’ve been having a few health issues and my doc had recommended I avoid all simple sugars for a little while.
A little while being SIX MONTHS!
It wouldn’t be a big deal if it were just sugars like the regular white version but it also means kinds like maple syrup and honey. This proving to be a tad difficult. I’m a food blogger heading into the holiday season. Cookies, treats and all things roasted with maple are high in demand.
Enter these Pan Fried Bananas.
Luckily, I still can enjoy fruit! I can also treat my self to butter, baby, so the search was on. I found this recipe and adapted it to skip the honey so it would be simple sugar-free. In went some vanilla instead to add some warm flavour.
Can you tell me a sweeter combo than bananas fried all crispy and nice in a little bit of brown cinnamon vanilla butter? I don’t think you can. 😉
These little beauties could not be easier to make either! Brown the butter with the cinnamon and vanilla in a small skillet and when it bubbling add in the banana slices.
TIPS FOR THE BEST PAN FRIED BANANAS
Normally, I like using really bananas in my treats but for this recipe it is best to use unripe ones. You don’t want them green but a nice firm, bright yellow banana is ideal.
Enjoy them as is, if you want a totally sugar free treat, or make them the crowning glory on a bowl of vanilla ice cream.
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Originally posted in November 14, 2018. Updated August 3, 2019
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I recommended using a non toxic skillet for a this recipe.
In a small skillet add the butter, ground cinnamon and vanilla over medium heat. Stir to combine and heat until bubbling.
Add in the banana slices and let cook for 3-5 minutes until browned on the bottom then flip. Cook for another 3-5 letting the other side crisp and brown.
Remove form heat and enjoy warm on its own or with yogurt or ice cream.