Banana Turon with Tikoy is a popular Filipino snack or merienda made of sliced saba banana coated in brown sugar with a sliced tikoy roll in a lumpia wrapper and fried to a golden crisp.


  • ripe saba bananas, cut in half lengthwise
  • tikoy, cut into strips
  • lumpia wrapper
  • 1 cup brown sugar (add more if needed)
  • water
  • cooking oil
  • chocolate syrup
  • powdered sugar (optional)

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  • Cut saba bananas in half lengthwise.
  • Cut tikoy into thin strips. Then, cut into smaller pieces.
  • Prepare the lumpia wrapper.
  • Coat saba banana in brown sugar and place a slice of tikoy.
  • Roll and fold sides of wrapper. Then, brush with water to seal the turon.
  • Repeat the procedure until you finish wrapping all the turon.
  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Fry banana turon until golden brown in color.
  • Use a paper towel to remove the excess oil from the turon.
  • Sprinkle banana turon with powdered sugar (optional).
  • And drizzle with chocolate syrup.

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