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Ramen Banana Split

Ramen Banana Split

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Think outside the bowl! Matt Basile is taking ramen noodles to a whole new level — a deep fried dessert level. His creation tastes similar to a funnel cake and makes a great addition to a banana split.

Picture of fried banana split with fried ramen noodles.

Ingredients

2 bananas, sliced lengthwise
1 cup all purpose flour or white rice flour
1 cup water
1 egg
pinch salt
generous pinch sugar
1/4 cup icing sugar
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1 pack instant ram noodles
500 mL toasted coconut ice cream
1 cup 35% cream
1/2 cup semi sweet chocolate, finely chopped
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
drizzle dulce de leche

Preparation

  1. Heat a Dutch oven with two inches canola or vegetable oil to 350-375 F. 
  2. Mix flour, water, egg, sugar and salt together in a bowl.
  3. Slice bananas in half lengthwise, dredge in the flour mix and then coat in batter and transfer to fry. Cook until golden brown and then remove. 
  4. Take cooked ramen noodles and add them to the fryer. Also cook until golden brown. 
  5. Mix ginger to icing sugar and sprinkle some on top of ramen, save remaining sugar for other servings. 
  6. Heat one cup of cream over stovetop and add chopped chocolate and ground cinnamon, stir until combined.   
  7. Assemble banana split and add three scoops of coconut ice cream. 
  8. Drizzle with chocolate sauce and dulce de leche. 
  9. Garnish with toasted coconut.

 

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