Banana-Lychee Dessert

This easy dessert only takes 5 minutes to make! But don’t be deceived by its simplicity – the taste is so wonderfully sweet and exotic that you might find it addictive! A great way to use up leftover bananas, this banana lychee pudding is really more of what they would call a “dessert soup” in Asia and depending on the weather can be served warm or cold.

Banana Lychee Dessert

Banana and Lychee Dessert

Course: Dessert
Author: The Cook
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Ingredients

  • 1 large ripe banana <em>, or 2 small </em>
  • 8 - 10 fresh lychees, peeled, or canned lychees <em>(drained)</em>
  • 1 x 400ml can coconut milk
  • ¼ - ¼ cup loose<em>, not packed </em>cup brown sugar <em>(more or less to taste)</em>
  • pinch of salt

Recipe Instructions

  • Peel the bananas, then slice them in half lengthwise. Cut these lengths into smaller sections - roughly 5 cm long.
  • Pour the coconut milk into a saucepan or pot, and place over medium-high heat. Add the sugar, stirring to dissolve <em>(about 30 seconds to 1 minute)</em>. Start by adding ¼ cup sugar, taste-testing for sweetness. <em>If you'd like it sweeter, add a little more.</em>
  • Add the rest of the ingredients. Continue stirring until the bananas and lychees are warmed through <em>(1-2 minutes)</em>.
  • Serve immediately, or cover and place in the refrigerator for later.

Cooks Notes & Variations

This dessert is excellent served either warm or cold (cold is great for hot summer days, while warm is a perfect comfort food during cooler weather).

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Nutrition

Serving: 0g | Calories: 0kcal | Carbohydrates: 0g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 0mg | Potassium: 0mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 0IU | Vitamin C: 0mg | Calcium: 0mg | Iron: 0mg

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