Fried bananas on cinnamon toast

Fried cinnamon and sugar banana slices

Now that Nablopomo is over, I figure it’s time to get back to posting more of the projects and foods I’ve made myself. I’m constantly talking about things I’ve done before, go to find the link, and realize that I never got around to posting about it. Bleh.

These fried bananas are ones I actually forgot about, which is funny, because my forgetfulness is what led to them in the first place. I kept buying a single plantain with the intent of us getting to try fried plantains, only to then forget it bought it until long after it’d gone soft, black, and furry slimy nasty.

Finally, I gave up and made fried bananas randomly one morning to go with the cinnamon toast I’d already planned. Fried cinnamon and sugar banana slices before being cooked

How’d I make them? I, uh, winged it. I sliced the bananas, tossed them with a combination of flour and cinnamon, and then fried them in a pan, likely with butter.

Fried cinnamon and sugar banana slices

Wait, no, looks like oil. *Eyes the right-hand side of the photo* Yep, oil.

I don’t remember what I did when I was winging it. Don’t judge. That’s what the pictures are for…to remind me how I did something. :P

Cinnamon and sugar toast in the broiler

Anyyywaaaayyyy….cinnamon toast. Butter, sugar, cinnamon on bread in the broiler. Complicated, I know.

Fried cinnamon and sugar banana slices on cinnamon toast

I tried to be all technical and precise by lining a certain number of slices on each piece of bread for a picture. But really, that’s ugly and unappetizing.

Fried cinnamon and sugar banana slices on cinnamon toast

Piling it on was much, much better.

Fried cinnamon and sugar banana slices on cinnamon toast

Because I was winging it, I accidentally overcompensated for the sweetness of the bananas, thinking the toast and bananas should both be unsweetened. Turns out, they weren’t really sweet enough, so I sprinkled a little sugar on top. Kids loved it.

Fried cinnamon and sugar banana slices on cinnamon toast - mini sandwich

I hear these are also good on vanilla ice cream. Oh, and if you’re wanting an actual recipe, it looks like the common ration is 1 teaspoon cinnamon to 1/4 cup flour for about 4 bananas. I have no idea how accurate that is, though. That would imply I measured.


  1. Leave a Reply

    December 6, 2011

    Hi There

    It’s great to discover your site!! That Banana toast looks totally yummy!! I dunno if Mum will let me have some :( Or whether she’ll just eat it all herself?

    Have a fun day,

    Your pal Snoopy :)

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    Quirky Jessi
    December 6, 2011

    I’ll be sure to post some Snoopy-friendly snacks soon then. I make a mean bacon treat. Or maybe some peanut butter ones for Christmas? Hehe.

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    Kim Bee
    December 7, 2011

    This looks so good. I had to lol at the last line about measuring. SO funny. I never measured anything until I blogged. I have to keep reminding myself to do it. I’m more of a wing it kind of cook.

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    Quirky Jessi
    December 10, 2011

    Kim Bee, you’d think I would start measuring more because of stuff like this, but uh, I still don’t usually, lol.

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