Creamy Vanilla Bananas

Creamy Vanilla Bananas is a delicious Guatemalan dessert that combines the sweetness of fried bananas with a creamy vanilla sauce and a finishing touch of cinnamon. Enjoy it with Guatemalan coffee or a scoop of ice cream for a unique banana split.

Creamy Vanilla Bananas
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  • 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) butter, divided
  • 10 ripe bananas, peeled, fiber removed, divided
  • 1 can (12 fl. oz.) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon corn starch
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Ground cinnamon


MELT 2 tablespoons butter in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add 5 bananas; cook until golden brown on all sides. Place on large serving platter or casserole dish; keep warm. Repeat with remaining butter and bananas.

COMBINE evaporated milk, sugar, cornstarch and vanilla extract in medium saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens. Remove from heat.

POUR sauce over bananas. Sprinkle with cinnamon. Serve warm.

Nutritional Information

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 8g 12%
  • Saturated Fat 4.5g 23%
  • Cholesterol 25mg 8%
  • Sodium 65mg 3%
  • Carbohydrates 36g 12%
  • Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
  • Vitamin A 2%
  • Vitamin C 15%
  • Calcium 10%
  • Iron 2%
  • Sugars 23g
  • Protein 3g

* Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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