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Sweet Plantains

As plantains ripen their color changes from green to yellow to black and their flavor becomes sweeter. For this recipe choose plantains with almost black skin and soft flesh.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Snacks & Desserts, Video Recipes
Servings: 4


  • 2 plantains works best with very ripe plantains
  • non-stick cooking spray
  • 1/2 Cup corn flakes cereal crushed
  • 5 tsp sugar
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon


  • Preheat oven to 450°F and coat a baking sheet with cooking spray. Set aside.
  • Peel plantains. Diagonally cut into 1/2-inch-wide slices. Lightly coat on both sides with cooking spray.
  • In shallow dish stir together corn flakes cereal, sugar
  • Roll plantain slices in cereal mixture and press cereal onto both sides of slices
  • Place slices in single layer on baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Bake for10 to 15 minutes or until golden brown and tender.