Doce De Banana (Sweet Banana)
A popular dessert in Brazil. These bananas are delicious and worth the wait for them to simmer. From the cookbook "World of Cooking - The PBS Series"
- 5 small bananas, peeled and cut in half or 2 large bananas, peeled and cut in half
- 1 cup sugar
- 2 cinnamon sticks
- 6 whole cloves
- 2 cups water
Combine all ingredients in a saucepan.
Cook slowly over low heat for 2 hours. If the syrup becomes too thick, thin with a little water.
Cool for 10 minutes before serving.