Cinnamon Spiced Dessert Plantains w/ Natilla Cream

Vicki Butts (lazyme)


Plantains are a staple in the Costa Rican diet, served at any meal. The combination of sweet and sour creams is a substitute for the common table cream in Costa Rica.


★★★★★ 2 votes

10 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 2 large
    plantains, or bananas, peeled and sliced lengthwise
  • 3 Tbsp
    heavy cream
  • 4 Tbsp
    sour cream

How to Make Cinnamon Spiced Dessert Plantains w/ Natilla Cream


  1. Melt the butter and stir in the honey and cinnamon. Fry the plantains in the mixture until soft, turning once.
  2. Combine the two creams and mix well.
  3. Place the plantains on plates, pour some of the honey/cinnamon mixture over them, top with the cream mixture, and serve.

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About Cinnamon Spiced Dessert Plantains w/ Natilla Cream

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Latin American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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