Saging con Yelo

Filipino Style Recipe: saging con yelo or saging con hielo is another famous Filipino dessert made up of plantains cooked in brown sugar syrup then usually served with ice and milk. This dessert is easy and simple to prepare and usually serve for meryenda(mid-afternoon snack). Saging con yelo is commonly sold along the streets or carinderia and usually serve during summer season.

6 plantains(saging na saba), peeled and sliced
1 cup brown sugar
1 1/2 cup water
1 teaspoon vanilla
ice, cubes/crushed/shaved
1 can evaporated milk(optional)

1. In a cooking pot, boil water then add brown sugar. Keep stirring until dissolved.
2. Add vanilla extract and salt.
3. Add plantains then simmer in a low heat for 15 minutes or until soft.
4. Let it cool then transfer into serving bowl. Serve with ice and milk.