Intro: Coconana Spring Rolls
This quick, easy, elegant dessert can be whipped up in minutes!
Your family and friends will never guess that this Spring Roll is a dessert!
Toasted coconut envelopes a spring roll wrap that hides a cream cheese center and warm banana that tastes like its caramelized!
Step 1: Ingredients
250 g cream cheese, room temp.
3 tbsp. sugar or to taste
1 tsp each vanilla & cinnamon
zest of 1 lemon or orange
Blend cheese, sugar, zest and flavourings together with a hand mixer.
Peel bananas, cut crosswise, then cut each half lengthwise; making 12 pieces
12 spring roll wraps; 6" x 6" size
1/2 cup large flaked desiccated coconut
1 cup flour
1 lg egg
1/4 cup milk or dairy free milk (almond, rice, coconut etc)
2 tbsp. sugar or to taste
1/2 tsp baking powder
Blend all ingredients except coconut with the hand blender. Set aside
1 " vegetable oil in a deep medium sized pot
Step 2: Rolling Pkgs
Place 1 wrap on a clean surface
Place 1 dollop of filling in the center of the wrap
Top with 1 banana piece
Fold over sides, see picture
Fold over edge closest to you.
Continue to roll tucking in any folds of pastry.
Dip pkg in batter, roll into coconut
Fry in preheated oil until golden brown*
* if you do not have a thermometer to check the oil temp at 365F; drop a smidge of batter into the oil.
If it sizzles and rises quickly then the oil is ready.*
Serving Suggestion: jazz this up with chocolate or caramel sauce or a scoop of ice cream!
Enjoy with love