Sweet Banana Rolls
"Yummy, sweet banana rolls! Crunchy and delicious! And covered with savory caramel. En-JOY. Submitted by 'Ruby Nandam'"Serves 2 | Prep Time 10 minutes | Cook Time 30 Minutes
Why I Love This Recipe
Ingredients You'll Need
10 small bananas
20 fresh lumpia wrappers (available from a Filipino grocery store)
1-2 cups oil for frying
1 cup coconut milk
¾ cup brown sugar
1. Pour the coconut milk into a medium saucepan over low heat. Heat until bubbling slightly, about 5 minutes. Add the brown sugar and stir until smooth. Thicken the sauce to your desired consistency by keeping it at a low boil and stirring very frequently. I kept mine on the heat for almost 30 minutes. It thickens slights as it cools, but you should be able to see it thickening in the pan as well.
2. Steam the lumpia wrappers for a few minutes to soften them and make them easier to pull apart. I just held mine over the top of the steaming saucepan for a few minutes.
3. Peel the bananas and cut them in half lengthwise. Place the banana on the lumpia wrapper. If they are still too long to fit inside your lumpia wrapper, cut the ends off or cut them in half again. Dip your fingers in water and run them along the edge of the lumpia wrapper to make them easier to fold. Fold the top and bottom over the banana, and then roll it sideways, sealing the banana inside and using a little more water to make the wrapper stick together.
4. Heat the oil in a large skillet or frying pan over low heat. When water sizzles across the top, add the lumpia, a few at a time, and fry for 3-5 minutes on each side or until golden brown and crispy. Drain on paper towels and allow to cool for 10 minutes. Serve with the dipping sauce.