• Easy Snacks: Lakatan Fritters (for kids age 2 Years Old and Up)

    Jazz up lakatan for your child’s lunch ba-on. Easy to prepare, this will go well with any ulam to fill up your child’s stomach. 

    by Lorela U. Sandoval .
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    Ingredients:
    Pancake Mix                 1 ½ cups
    Vanilla                          to taste
    Sugar                            1 tablespoon
    Vegetable Oil                 2 cups
    Lakatan (Banana)          6 slices
    Cinnamon                      to taste

     

    Procedure:

    1. Make pancake mix, following package instructions.
    2. Add vanilla, sugar, and cinnamon.
    3. Heat oil in a pan. Mix bananas with pancake batter. Fry in hot oil until golden brown. Drain on paper towels.

     

    Recommended age:
    Good for kids age 2 years old and up

     

    Preparation time: 15 minutes

     

    Health Benefits:
    Several researches suggest that banana is the healthiest fruit of all. Bananas (lakatan variety) are said to provide the following nutrients: vitamin A, vitamin B, vitamin C, potassium, thiamine, calcium, iron, phosphorus, magnesium, calories, zinc, carbohydrates, and protein. If your kids can’t stand eating plain bananas, why not spice it up by following this simple recipe for a healthy snack? Others may also treat this recipe as a kiddie lunch enhancer, in two to three servings for a full stomach.

     

    Source: Mixed and matched by culinary student, Jose U. Sandoval, Jr. of Asiaworld Culinary Academy

     

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