Cook Banana Cue

Edited by mahalia jovita b. bugasto, Anonymous, Eng, Lynn and 3 others

Banana cue is a Filipino based delicacy that is slowly making its way up to the best tasting afternoon delights made by Filipinos. Banana cue is bananas glazed in sweet caramelized sugar. They are usually served in sticks but they can also be served without. Cardava banana is the kind of banana used in this sweet delight. It is always present in the market places because this is also considered to be one of the types of street foods available in the Philippines.

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If you visit the Philippines, this is one afternoon delight or merienda that you should taste. You should never leave the Philippines without trying one. But if you came from the Philippines and are far away at the moment, do not worry because you can still savor its juicy sweetness in the comfort of your home anywhere in the world. Here's how you can still manage to do that because I will be sharing with you the ingredients and the method in cooking your own banana cue.

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Things you'll need

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    1 deep frying pan
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    1 strainer
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    5-10 pieces barbecue sticks
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    Slotted turner or syanse
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Ingredients

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    5-10 pieces of cardava banana peeled and rinsed
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    ¼ kg brown sugar
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    ½ liter of cooking oil
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Method

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    Preheat the frying pan and oil to 350 degrees F or until you see smoke coming from the pan.
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    Submerge the bananas in the pan.
    Make sure that all bananas are submerged in oil.
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    Add brown sugar into the oil.
    Make sure that you constantly stir the bananas in the oil so that the brown sugar will caramelize and stick to the cardava.
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    Once you see that the sugar is sticking to the bananas, take them one by one using the food tongs and strain off excess oil.
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    Let them cool for about 5 minutes before you skewer them on the barbecue sticks.
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    Serve and enjoy with an optional glass of juice.
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This is a very simple afternoon delight that will make your day extra special. Enjoy your homemade banana cue anywhere.

Questions and Answers

Do you know how to make a crunchy banana q with caramel sauce?

I am looking for a bananacue recipe with a bit of a twist.. I have tried: I have tried making Filipino bananas.. I think it was caused by: A recipe or recipes for bananacue with a twist would liven things up.

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Add toppings like shredded coconut or chocolate chips for a twist. Make skewers with other fruits in between the banana cue. You can also use the banana cues as an edible decoration on a banana cream pie.

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