Dorothea Benton Frank
New York Times Bestselling Author
Dorothea Benton Frank
"Shem Creek Recipes"
Shem Creek

Fried Bananas


  • 4 firm bananas
  • 8 tablespoons flour
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • peanut oil
  • powdered sugar


Mix flour, sugar, egg and milk together. Leave to rest, covered for 1 hour at room temperature.

Peel bananas and slice lengthwise and then across into chunks about 3 inches.

Dip chunks into batter and fry in peanut oil until golden brown all over.

Drain on paper towels.

Sprinkle with powdered sugar and serve warm.

Serves 4.

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