Originally posted January 28, 2018

Fried Bananas with Lechera

Fried Bananas with Lechera by MexFoodJournal

Mexican Food Journal

Cinnamon dusted bananas or plantains pan fried in butter then drizzled with sweetened condensed milk called Platanos con Lechera.


  • 4 large bananas or 4 plantains (about 2 1/2 lbs.)
  • 2 tablespoons cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 6 ounces sweetened condensed milk (Lechera)
  • 2 tablespoons sugar (optional)


Peel the bananas. Cut the banana in half then cut eat piece in half lengthwise.
Sprinkle the bananas with ground cinnamon.
Melt the butter in a large frying pan over medium heat.
Placed the cinnamon dusted bananas in the pan cinnamon side up.
Cook for 2 to 3 minutes on each side until the bananas are golden brown.
Place 4 slices of banana on a dessert plate then drizzle with the sweetened condensed milk. Serve warm.
The most important step is to enjoy :)

15 minutes



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