Banana Peanut Butter French Rolls

Filipino Style Recipe: Banana Peanut Butter French Rolls is a simple yet special bread dish that can be served together with hot coffee. The bread flatten then fill with peanut butter and banana. Roll then dip in egg and milk mixture. Coated with sugar and cinnamon powder then fry until golden brown.

Ingredients:
10 slices white bread
1 cup peanut butter
2-3 pieces banana, peeled and cut into quarter vertically
1 raw egg
1/2 cup milk
5 tablespoons brown sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon powder
1/2 cup butter
caramel syrup (optional)

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a bowl, combine sugar and cinnamon powder then mix well.
2. In a separate bowl, combine egg and milk then whisk until combined.

Part 2
1. Remove the crusts from each slice of bread then flatten with a rolling pin.
2. Fill each slice with peanut butter.
3. Add sliced banana and drizzle with caramel syrup then roll the bread tightly.

Part 3
1. In a pan, melt butter. Dip each roll in egg-milk mixture then roll in sugar-cinnamon mixture.
2. Lightly fry each roll until golden brown. Drain.
3. Transfer to serving plate then sprinkle with confectioner’s sugar. serve immediately with hot coffee.

Banana Rebosao

Filipino Style Recipe: Banana rebosao or saging rebosado is a sweet delicacy made from crystallized banana. This dish is popular in southern part of Mindanao specially in Zamboanga and Basilan. Bananas comes fried then mix in sugar syrup until well coated and crystallize. This is similar to banana cue but different in cooking procedure.

Estimated time of preparation and cooking: 20 minutes

Ingredients:
1 kilo unripe bananas, peeled and cut into quarter vertically
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup water
oil for frying

Procedures:
1. In a frying pan, heat oil then deep fry bananas for 3-5 minutes or until golden brown. Drain and set aside.
2. In a sauce pan, boil water then add sugar then keep stirring until thick and sticky.
3. Add fried bananas then mix until well coated. Keep stirring until sugar are crystallize and almost dry.
4. Transfer to serving plate and let it cool before serving.

Minatamis na Saging at Sago

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

Ingredients:
6 plantains(saging na saba), peeled and sliced
1 cup cooked sago or tapioca pearls(see cooking procedure below)
1 cup brown sugar
2 cups water
1 teaspoon vanilla

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

Sago Cooking Procedures:
1. Soak sago pearls in water for 3 hours then cook in boiling water for 15 minutes or until turn clear.
2. Stir constantly to prevent sticking then drain and transfer to a bowl of cold water. Set aside.

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.

Ingredients:
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)

Procedures:
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.