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Banana Pastillas Recipe

By PutoPinoy on Saturday, June 16, 2007 At Saturday, June 16, 2007

Pastillas made from saba bananas, sugar and butter.

  • 1 kg ripe banana (saba)
  • butter or margarine
  • 300 gms sugar


  1. Boil ripe saba banana; slice 3 cm thick.
  2. Add 1 /2 cup water for every 2 cups sliced banana and mix thoroughly.
  3. Mix sugar and banana in pan. Let simmer under low fire.
  4. Mix evenly. Transfer to mixing board lined with waxed paper.
  5. Flatten and even up mixture with rolling pin until 1 cm thick.
  6. Add butter and sprinkle with sugar. Slice into 4 cm x 1 cm pieces.
  7. Let cool then wrap in candy wrapper.