Sweet Sesame Bananas

Total Time
5 mins
20 mins

In Thailand, bananas are used for desserts such as this one! Simple recipes like this are also used in the Caribbean! From Vegetarian Times cookbook.

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  1. In a dry skillet, toast the sesame seeds until golden. Set aside.
  2. Squeeze lime juice over banana slices and set aside.
  3. In a heavy saucepan, heat the sugar and water over a slow, even heat until the temperature reaches about 235*F. on a candy thermometer and the mixture forms threads. The syrup should be thick and bubbling.
  4. Remove from the heat.
  5. Butter a sheet of waxed paper.
  6. Dip the banana slices into the syrup, place them on the waxed paper.
  7. sprinkle them with the sesame seeds.
  8. Serve immediately. Enjoy!