Fried Bananas with Lechera
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5 from 2 votes

Pan Fried Bananas with Lechera Recipe

Cinnamon dusted bananas or plantains pan fried in butter then drizzled with sweetened condensed milk called Platanos con Lechera. A popular easy to make Mexican dessert.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time6 mins
Total Time16 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: bananas, dessert, Easy, Lechera
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 462kcal
Author: Andrés Carnalla


  • 4 large bananas or 4 plantains about 2 1/2 lbs.
  • 2 tablespoons cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 6 ounces sweetened condensed milk Lechera
  • 2 tablespoons sugar optional



  • Peel the bananas. Cut the banana in half then cut eat piece in half lengthwise.
  • Sprinkle the bananas with ground cinnamon.
  • Melt the butter in a large frying pan over medium heat.
  • Placed the cinnamon dusted bananas in the pan cinnamon side up.
  • Cook for 2 to 3 minutes on each side until the bananas are golden brown.


  • Place 4 slices of banana on a dessert plate then drizzle with the sweetened condensed milk. Serve warm.
  • The most important step is to enjoy :)


  • In addition to the cinnamon, you can dust the bananas with 2 tablespoons of sugar for a sweeter dessert.
  • Eat immediately. This dish doesn't keep well.


Serving: 1banana | Calories: 462kcal | Carbohydrates: 91g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 11g | Sodium: 72mg | Sugar: 58g