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Banana Pastillas

How to Cook Banana Pastillas

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Candies/Desserts
Cuisine Filipino


  • 1 kilo ripe banana saba
  • butter or margarine
  • 300 grams sugar


  • How to cook Banana Pastillas:
  • Boil ripe saba banana; slice 3 cm thick.
  • Grind the sliced bananas until it is mashed.
  • Add 1 /2 cup water for every 2 cups banana and mix thoroughly.
  • Mix sugar and banana in pan. Let simmer under low fire.
  • Stirring should be done constantly until a clear mixture is obtained with the desired consistency.
  • Transfer to mixing board lined with waxed paper.
  • Flatten and even up mixture with rolling pin until 1 cm thick.
  • Add butter and sprinkle with sugar. Slice into 4 cm x 1 cm pieces.
  • Let cool then wrap in candy wrapper.