Recipe: Banana Turon A La Mode with Chocolate Dipping Sauce

For a quick video tutorial, watch here on youtube!


  • 6 Saba bananas
  • 1 can of jackfruit in strips
  • 1 cup of granulated cane sugar or brown sugar if preferred
  • 1 cup of vegetable oil
  • 1 bag pastry / lumpia wrapper
  • 4 ounces dark chocolate
  • 4 ounces heavy cream or dairy alternative such as oat or almond milk
  • pint of your favorite ice cream


  1. Defrost pastry wrappers and separate the sheets.
  2. Peel all saba bananas and cut lengthwise into 4 flat strips
  3. Cover one banana strip in sugar
  4. Place banana strip onto pastry wrapper
  5. Top with 4-5 strips of jackfruit
  6. Wrap pastry wrapper - sides in first, wrap up from the bottom and roll up.
  7. With a simple sugar wash, brush the top of the wrapper with simple syrup and seal the turon.
  8. Heat up vegetable oil in skillet or deep fry.
  9. Fry until golden brown, stir and rotate as needed.
  10. Plate onto a banana leaf for garnish and fragrance
  11. Create a chocolate dipping sauce combining dark chocolate and cream.  Warm cream up in microwave or stove top to 130 degrees F.  Mix with dark chocolate and whisk.  Pour into dipping vessel.
  12. Add a scoop of your favorite ice cream.



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