Daube de banana is just one of many recipes using plantains or banana in the Seychelles. Bananas and Plantains are abundant on the islands there. I love this recipe because it really is representative of the Seychelles and their flavors. Vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg and coconut milk make this daube de banana, delectable. I think you will love it.
This recipe was made with ripe plantains. I burnt mine just a tad but it did not spoil it at all, it sort of just caramelized the banana. The flavor is just perfect for a dessert that could be served for just about any occasion.
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Daube de Banana
- 1 vanilla pod split
- 1 tsp nutmeg ground
- 2 cups coconut milk
- 2 cinnamon sticks
- 2 large Plantains ripe
- 2 Tbsp sugar
- 1/2 tsp salt
- Peel the plantains, cut in half and then half again lengthwise.
- Place the cinnamon sticks in the bottom of a pan. Place the cut plantains on top with the cut side up sprinkle the sugar, salt and nutmeg on top.
- Add the split vanilla pod then cover with the coconut milk. Bring to a boil and cook for 10 minutes.
- Reduce the heat to low and cook for another 35 minutes. Watch to make sure it doesn't burn. Arrange on a plate and serve.