Ingredients for baked banana with coconut blossom sugar syrup and raw cacao nibs

  • 4 peeled bananas
  • 300ml water
  • 300g Coconut blossom sugar (Amanprana Gula Java Brut)
  • A pinch of chili powder
  • A pinch of Fleur de Sel (Amanprana Fleur de Sel)
  • A pinch of cinnamon
  • 2tbsp raw cacao nibs

Preparation of baked banana with coconut blossom sugar syrup and raw cacao nibs

Put the water together with the sugar in a sauce pan and bring to a boil until all the sugar is dissolved. Add the chili, Fleur de Sel and the cinnamon. Stir well and let it simmer until you get a creamy consistency. Halve the bananas, add and heat until they become slightly soft. Divide over four small plates, sprinkle with a bit of raw cacao nibs and serve. Enjoy!

Tip from Stefano:

What will go beautifully with this dish, is "oliebol" (a traditional Dutch and Belgian food, somewhat like doughnuts) or Nigerian Puff Puffs. Make sure of course, to choose a healthy way of cooking and fry them in for example coconut oil.

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Stefano Vicinoadio

Who is Stefano Vicinoadio? Here at Amanprana we got to know him at an organic fair in Germany. We immediately hit it off and it turned into a great working relationship. Stefano is actually a photographer, and it is his passion. But his love for cooking has resulted in the most delicious recipes... together with great photos. Stefano describes himself as colourful, loud, a vegan, a friend, a discoverer, a digital nomad and straightforward.