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Banana Churros on white plate with title written on chalkboard

Banana "Churros"

  • Author: Caitlin
  • Prep Time: 1 min
  • Cook Time: 6 mins
  • Total Time: 7 mins
  • Yield: 2 bananas 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Pan-fried
  • Cuisine: Mexican
  • Diet: Low Calorie


Bananas rolled in cinnamon and sugar then caramelized into a perfectly sweet, low calorie, Mexican themed dessert! Only 157 calories per banana!


  • 2 bananas
  • 2 Tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • Cooking spray


  1. Combine 2 Tbsp sugar and 1 tsp cinnamon together in a small bowl, mix well and set aside.
  2. Heat a skillet (I recommend cast iron) over medium heat and spray with cooking spray.
  3. Slice 2 bananas into rounds and place into skillet.
  4. Allow to cook for 2 minutes then sprinkle with half of the cinnamon sugar mixture and allow to cook for an additional minute.
  5. Flip the banana slices and sprinkle on the remaining cinnamon sugar mixture.
  6. Allow the bananas to cook an additional 2 minutes, until soft.
  7. Enjoy!!


See post notes for tips on choosing and storing bananas!

Keywords: healthy churros, low carb churros, kid-friendly dessert, easy dessert, cinco de mayo food

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