Banoffee, milkshake, fritters, waffles, cake. What could all this sweet goodness have in common? You've guessed it. Bananas. Yes, they may be a fruit, but that does not stop bananas from creating the most wicked desserts to satisfy your sweet tooth. Singapore's best dessert joints have cottoned on to this and there is an abundance of banana-filled puddings to treat yourself to. Here are just a few of the top picks.
1. Asian Style Banana Fritters
A popular dish across Asia, it's no surprise that Pisang Goreng (banana fritters) come high on this list. Straits Kitchen know how to serve them, deep fried and packed full of banana. These versatile little sweet snacks are ideal for busy schedule, as they can be eaten on-the-go. If you're feeling like have a party at home, or simply just a takeaway night, accompanying Pisang Goreng with the likes of jam and chocolate will be pure foodie heaven.
2. Banana Cake
Sweet, hot, and delicious. That's what the Banana Cake is at Baker's Well. Creating exquisite baked goods, their Banana Cake is certainly one to try to get your banana cravings under control. Made with fresh banana puree and raw sugar, the sumptuous cake has the perfect texture, enough to rival the world's top celebrity chefs.
3. Banana Muffins
Not unlike a banana cake, Delcie's Banana Muffin makes for a delicious sweet treat that is also manageable as a quick bite to eat, easily fitting into a hectic lifestyle. Focusing on healthy bakes, their muffins and cupcakes also come in Banana Choc flavour and are all vegan. If, however, you are up for something slightly more devilish, their Banana Fudge cake has a banana sponge bake topped off with melted dark chocolate. What's more, is that you can order this as a whole cake, or as a slice cake, so you can wrap up a piece to take out with you every day to keep up your energy.
4. Banana Pancakes
Having a desire for brunch? Look no further, here is a brunch dish from Atlas Coffeehouse that will make you drool. There is one dish on their menu with a banana theme. Move over for a second banoffee, it's time for banana and butterscotch to share the spotlight for a moment in Atlas's signature Butterscotch Banana Pancakes. Fluffy American-style pancakes come smothered in butterscotch and honeycomb, and of course, the humble banana. If you're around the Bukit Timah area of Singapore, then you're in for a real treat.
5. Banoffee Pie
Ah, of course, the classic, much-loved combination of banana and toffee, which also happens to work extremely well as a pie. The Marmalade Pantry knows how to create a dream dessert with their Chocolate Banana Banoffee Pie. Coming ready-sliced or whole, this pie has plenty of delicious flavours to entice your taste buds, so next time you are feeling in the mood for a banoffee dessert, this is a recommended one! Just imagine it – the crisp pastry along with the creaminess of the pie filling. Delicious.
By now, you are no doubt going bananas for bananas. Just order off Deliveroo and you can be tucking into tasty banana dish in no time.