Stir the chocolate syrup
and 5-spice powder together and set aside.
In a deep fryer or large heavy saute pan with deep sides, heat the oil to 375 degrees F.
In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour, cornstarch
, and baking powder. Add the seltzer water
in a stream while whisking constantly. Dip the bananas in the batter
to coat and fry
until golden brown. Drain
on paper towels and sift
the powdered sugar over the top immediately.
Place 2 banana pieces on a serving plate and drizzle chocolate sauce
over. Top with a drizzle
Top with a spoonful of creme fraiche. Grate
chocolate over top. Garnish with a small sprig of mint.