Deep fried bananas with caramel and sesame seeds

Satisfy a sweet tooth with Gino D`Acampo`s sensational sweet of deep fried bananas in a crisp caramel coating
By Gino D'Acampo
Deep fried bananas with caramel and sesame seeds
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  • Serves: 4
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Effort: easy



  • 100 g plain flour
  • 50 g potato flour
  • 4 medium bananas
  • 300 ml olive oil
  • 200 g sugar
  • 2 tbsp toasted sesame seeds


1. Mix the two flours together in a large bowl adding in a glass of water (200-250ml). With a wooden spoon mix well until you create a smooth paste. Cover the bowl with a cloth and leave to rest in a cool place for about 20 minutes.2. Heat the oil in a tall saucepan. Slice the bananas in 1cm thick slices and dip them in the flour paste. Deep-fry them in a tall saucepan of hot olive oil for approximately one minute until golden. Drain on kitchen paper.3. In the meantime, melt the sugar in a small pan with four tablespoons of water and stir until the mixture turns a light caramel colour. With the help of a long wooden skewer, pick up the banana fritters and dip into the hot caramel sauce. Place them on a grill rack; sprinkle some sesame seeds on top and leave to cool until the caramel has crisped.4. Place them into a bowl and serve them with good quality vanilla ice cream.

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