Sweet Plantains


Sweet Plantains
As plantains ripen their color changes from green to yellow to black and their flavor becomes sweeter. For this recipe, choose very ripe plantains or ones with almost black skin and flesh that yields easily when pressed.


  • 2 very ripe plantains
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 2 cups Kellogg's Corn Flakes® cereal
  • 5 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon or allspice


1. Peel plantains. Diagonally cut into 1/2-inch-wide slices. Lightly coat on both sides with cooking spray.

2. In shallow dish stir together cereal, sugar and cinnamon. Roll plantain slices in cereal mixture, pressing cereal onto both sides of slices.

3. Arrange plantains in single layer on baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Bake at 450°F for 10 to 15 minutes or until golden brown and tender.