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Maruyang Saging in Butter Rum Sauce

How to Cook Maruyang Saging with Rum Butter Sauce

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Native Delicacies
Cuisine Filipino
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 cup banana saba variety, mashed
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 1 cup saba sliced thinly
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 cup sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • cooking oil for frying
  • salt to taste

For Rum Butter Sauce:

  • 1/4 cup Anchor butter
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose cream
  • 2 Tbsp rum


How to cook Maruyang Saging with Rum Butter Sauce

  • In a mixer, lightly beat eggs and sugar until thickened.
  • Sift together flour, baking powder and salt, and fold into egg and sugar mixture.
  • Follow with mashed and thinly sliced saba. Stir to turn mixture into a smooth batter.
  • Heat oil in skillet. Fry patties of maruya until golden brown and crisp.
  • Make sauce by melting butter in saucepan.
  • Combine cream and brown sugar and add into melted butter.
  • Stir until thick and smooth. Let cool and add rum.
  • Pour sauce over warm maruya and serve.