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Sweet Plantain Sundae with Coconut Caramel Sauce (Platanos Maduros con Dulce)

A Better Banana Split!

Guarantee a good night by treating your family to the sweet flavors of the tropics. A quick coconut-spiked caramel sauce, featuring GOYA® Dulce de Leche, becomes a silky bath for GOYA® Sweet Plantains. If your grill is still hot from dinner, grill the plantains for smoky charred flavor. Or, cook plantains in a grill pan or skillet to infuse them with toasty cinnamon flavor before stirring them into the sauce. Serve over vanilla ice cream for a refined sundae, delicious any day of the week!

Serves 4

Prep time: Less than 5 min.

Total time: 10 min.


¾ cup GOYA® Dulce de Leche

½ cups GOYA® Coconut Milk

1 box (11 oz.) frozen GOYA® Plantains, thawed

½ tsp. ground cinnamon

Vanilla Ice Cream, for serving

Toasted chopped walnuts (optional)


1. To small saucepot over medium-high heat, add dulce de leche and coconut milk. Bring mixture to boil, stirring to incorporate coconut milk; keep warm.
2. Heat greased grill, grill pan or medium skillet over medium-high heat. Sprinkle plantains with cinnamon. Cook, flipping once, until golden brown and heated through, 3-5 minutes. Slice plantains into ¼”- thick rounds.
3. Mix plantains into dulce de leche mixture until coated in sauce. Serve over ice cream. Sprinkle with walnuts, if desired.
Tip By La Cocina Goya

Instant Ice Cream Sundaes

Treat yourself, stat, to this Sweet Plantain Sundae with Coconut Caramel Sauce by making the topping ahead of time. To do, cook and slice the plantains, stir them into the coconut-caramel sauce, then cool. Store, covered, in the refrigerator for up to 1 week. To reheat, transfer plantain mixture to microwave-safe dish loosely covered with plastic wrap. Microwave, on high power, until heated through, about 1 minute. Spoon over ice cream.

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