Minatamis na saging with a twist

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Minatamis na saging with a twist

This is Minatamis na saging with a twist. Minatamis na Saging is a dessert dish made of saging na saba and are sweetened by cooking in a sweet mixture of water, lemon and sugar. But this particular dessert is different from the usual minatamis na saging. Enjoy this recipe from all of us at Filipino Chow.


  • 6 ripe saba bananas
  • 14 cup of honey
  • A few drops of kalamansi juice
  • Sweetened condensed milk (as much or as little as you want)
  • 6 tablespoons of butter
  • Cinnamon powder


  1. Peel the saba bananas and cut each in half lengthwise.
  2. Melt the butter in a skillet.
  3. Fry the bananas in hot butter until lightly browned.
  4. In a clean saucepan, pour the honey and the kalamansi juice.
  5. Set over medium heat and add the bananas.
  6. Toss to coat each piece well and cook for about a minute and a half.
  7. The saba bananas will turn darker shade of brown and they will also be shiny.
  8. Place a few pieces of bananas on a dessert plate.
  9. Pour sweetened condensed milk over the bananas.
  10. Sprinkle with cinnamon powder.
  11. Serve warm and enjoy!

Tips: You can also add water and vanilla if you want according to your taste.

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