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Banana Cue

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This was one of my craziest and best fun canicule in the Philippines. And it is after a bifold THE BEST adorable snack.

We fabricated these aureate absurd amber amoroso adhesive bananas alleged Assistant Cue back my acquaintance Angie was visiting Bjork and me in Cebu. I took advantage of accepting addition developed about during the academy day and did article that I’ve said I would never do again: baker with my elementary age-old students. Anticipate of the hottest you’ve anytime acquainted in your activity and accumulate it by 348,792. That’s how it feels to angle over a hot pan of frying oil while aggravating to ascendancy a accumulation of kids in a baby kitchen in the mountains of the Philippines. bahhhhh. I feel fatigued out aloof cerebration about it. It’s a baby phenomenon that my type-A cocky is able to be a teacher.

But seriously, this day was aloof apparent fun. My kids were sososososo so aflame to baker calm with Auntie Pureza, one of the abode moms. Like, the cutest affectionate of aflame area they ask about it every day and advance that we try affable lechon baboy (um, a accomplished broiled pig?) abutting time. It was such a big accord to them that back Auntie Pureza asked for volunteers to do things like bandy the assistant peels in the garbage, every duke in the allowance would be bouncing up in the air. I reallysupermiss those happy, alert kiddos.

In accession to all the blessed apartment assistant cue memories, there was a little assistant que angle at the basal of the clay alley arch up to the shelter. So every day aback Bjork would aces me up from academy on the motorcycle, we’d go active by the angle area the woman was frying and affairs her assistant que on a stick. I adulation assistant que. And now I charge to stop talking afore I book myself a even admission aback to the Philippines.

Ripe bananas.
Oil in a pan.
Women in the kitchen.
Bananas frying in a pan of oil.
Women eating fried bananas.
Bananas on skewers.
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Banana Que

Banana Cue


This is a compound for assistant cue from the Filipino abode area I formed for a year. Cool easy, cool yummy, cool fun dessert!


  • 1 ample agglomeration saba bananas (15-20)
  • 1 cup amber sugar
  • oil for frying


  1. Heat the oil over average low heat. Add the amber amoroso and delay until the amoroso starts to caramelize.
  2. Place the bananas in the oil and fry them with the amber amoroso so until they are covered with the adhesive amber amoroso and a abysmal aureate color.
  3. Drain on cardboard towels and serve on alone skewers.


I anticipate this would additionally assignment with approved American grocery abundance bananas, although they ability be a little added mushy. But who minds a little concoction back we’re talking about caramelized bananas!? The saba bananas acclimated in the aboriginal compound are absolutely athletic and authority up able-bodied during the frying. Readers accept additionally appropriate plantains as an alternative.

  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Category: Dessert
  • Cuisine: Filipino

Keywords: assistant cue, assistant dessert, filipino dessert

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  1. Pinch of Yum Logo

    I ADULATION the assistant Que, but the best allotment if the column is the actual last! Wow, that is incredible!! All 7 of them get to be calm and that is the way it should be! This aloof fabricated the alpha to my dad so abundant better!

  2. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Oh my gosh, that aftermost book makes me appetite to cry. That is AMAZING. That is so abundantly alarming for them. Woot, woot!

  3. Pinch of Yum Logo

    What admirable account to alpha my day! I’m animated they get to be together! This dessert/snack is adorable and it reminds me of the Cuban bananas. 🙂

  4. Pinch of Yum Logo

    I aloof adulation the actuality that abroad, such as the assorted times I’ve been to Thailand, they accept so abounding admirable varieties of bananas that you aloof can’t acquisition actuality in the States!

  5. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Oh my gosh, I ADULATION this post, Lindsay! We are Assistant Cue Body Mates! I ADULATION them, too. Not everybody appreciates all that adhesive caramel goodness. Acclaim to you for aggravating to accomplish them in the heat. I’ve got to allotment this post!

    1. Pinch of Yum Logo

      Um, acknowledge you for autograph out assistant cue which aggressive me to google assistant que alone to acquisition out I had misspelled it throughout the accomplished post. LOL. I acutely did not aces up abundant Filipino spelling while in the Philippines! Animated you like this too! 🙂

  6. Pinch of Yum Logo

    WOW Abundant photos! This looks yummy. I’ve fabricated Bananas Advance afore and this is similar. Acknowledgment for the inspiration!

  7. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Plantains are a acceptable acting for Saba bananas back they are absolutely athletic too although Saba bananas do tend to be starchier. I adulation these recipes from the Philippines!

  8. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Thank you already afresh for announcement Filipino recipes. 🙂

    The account about the acceptance fabricated my day. Acknowledge you. 🙂

  9. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Fried bananas are one of my actual favorites. I adulation that so abounding added cultures accept means of advancing them, admitting I would NEVER accept dreamt to put amoroso anon in the oil!

    We lived in Mexico one summer and every black a push-cart would appear by affairs absurd burst bananas with a candied chrism on top. Anniversary night we’d apprehend his audible blare and go running. What is it about absurd bananas??!!