- 6 medium ripe saba (or plantain bananas)
- 2 cups sugar
- 3 cups water
- 1/2 tsp. salt
Cooking Procedures :
- Pour water in a saucepan. Stir in sugar and salt to dissolve. Heat over medium heat. Bring syrup to a boil and then lower the heat and let it simmer for 10 minutes.
- Peel bananas and cut into 1/2 inch slices. Add to simmering syrup and continue cooking for another 10 minutes more or until saba bananas are tender and syrup is slightly thickens and lightly golden brown.
- Remove from heat. Transfer to a dessert plate and serve.
Minatamis na Kamote (Sweet Potato in Syrup)
Substitute kamote (sweet potato) slices for bananas and cook as above until sweet potatoes are tender.