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Banana Empanada

Bananas About Empanadas? You'll Love This Recipe

It's National Empanada Day (yes, it's an actual thing) so make like Loca, Dubai Marine Beach Resort and whip up these gorgeous banana empanadas for dessert.

Banana Empanada


Banana Empanada


  1. 500g 
Ripe bananas
    10pcs Flour tortillas
    50g Sugar 

    1tsp Cinnamon powder
    1 tsp Vanilla flavoring
Corn flour
    2 tsp 
    Cooking oil (as required)


  1. Place a mixing bowl near cooking area.
  2. Remove the skin off of all the bananas.
  3. Dice the bananas into a paste.
  4. Combine with cinnamon powder and vanilla flavoring in the mixing bowl.
  5. Combine the cornstarch and the water in a separate bowl.
  6. Fill in the open side of a flour tortilla with 1 tablespoon of the banana filling.
  7. Seal the borders of the tortilla shut with the mixture of cornstarch and water.
  8. Fill a frying pan with enough oil to submerge half of the tortilla.
  9. Fry the empanadas until golden brown.
  10. Remove from the pan and remove excess oil.
Image Source: Loca
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