Banana with Oporto Wine & Spices (Banana em vinho do porto e especiarias)

This recipe of Banana with Oporto Wine & spices is so good! In a few minutes, you transform simple bananas into a drool-worthy snack or dessert.

The Banana with Oporto Wine is made with the famous Portuguese wine, produced in the Douro Valley in the northern provinces of Portugal.  This easy recipe will surprise all your senses, and no one will resist this decadent vegan dessert with warm spices.

  • 4 bananas
  • 1/2 cup of Oporto wine
  • 3 tbsp dark sugar
  •  1cinnamon stick
  • 2 tbsp pumpkin seeds
  • 4 cardamom
  • 2 cloves
  • 2 star anise

Peel the bananas cut them in half lengthwise and then in half across.

Put all the ingredients in a large frying pan. Let it cook over medium heat for approximately 10 minutes, turning the bananas over halfway through.

The Banana with Oporto Wine can be eaten straight away as it is or makes a perfect topping for pancakes, oats or even ice cream for an indulgent dessert.

Serve and enjoy this delicious and healthy treat!

  • 4 bananas
  • 1/2 caneca de vinho do Porto
  • 3 colheres de sopa de açúcar mascavado
  • 1 pau de canela
  • 2 colheres de sopa de sementes de abóbora
  • 2 anis estrelados 
  • 4 cardamomos
  • 2 cravos da india

Descascar as bananas; cortar ao meio em comprimento e depois a meio.

Colocar todos os ingredientes numa frigideira grande antiaderente, e deixar cozinhar em lume médio por aproximadamente 10 minutos, virando as bananas a meio.







16 thoughts on “Banana with Oporto Wine & Spices (Banana em vinho do porto e especiarias)

  1. tanjabrittonwriter

    I have all the ingredients for this delicious-sounding recipe at home! I look forward to trying it out!

  2. Rini

    I have never thought about using port wine with bananas. Good idea Ana!

  3. Tasty Eats Ronit Penso

    I usually make this type of dessert with rum, but love the idea of using port wine. Will keep it in mind for next time! 🙂

    • Ana Rocha ??

      Hi Ronit, I use Porto Wine a lot, I really love the sweet flavour 😉 and I’m Portuguese, from a city near Oporto, maybe that makes a difference too 😉

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