Recipe courtesy of Lita Oliver
Total:
40 min
Active:
40 min
Yield:
10 to 12 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
40 min
Active:
40 min
Yield:
10 to 12 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter 
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg 
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves 
  • 4 to 6 black plantains, sliced into 1/2-inch-thick cirlces 
  • Juice of 1 lemon 

Directions

Watch how to make this recipe.

In a large saute pan over medium heat, add the sugar, butter, cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla, cloves, plantains and lemon juice. Stir the mixture until well combined and plantains begin to brown slightly. Add 2 cups water and bring to a boil. Lower the heat to a simmer and cook until the liquid becomes thick and syrupy. Remove from the heat and serve.

A viewer or guest of the show, who may not be a professional cook, provided this recipe. It has not been tested for home use.

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