Pan-Fried Cinnamon Bananas

Toss your bananas into the skillet for a healthy, yet delicious treat.

A bowl of pan-fried cinnamon banana slices on a table next to a bunch of bananas

Prep time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 5 minutes
Serves: 2


2 bananas, slightly overripe

2 tbsp. sugar or granulated Splenda

1 tsp. cinnamon

½ tsp. nutmeg (optional)


1. Slice bananas into rounds, approximately 1/3 inch thick.

2. In a small bowl, combine sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Set aside.

3. Lightly spray a large skillet with nonstick oil spray. Warm skillet over medium heat.

4. Add the banana rounds to the skillet and sprinkle ½ of the cinnamon mixture on top.

5. Cook for about 2 to 5 minutes.

6. Flip the rounds and sprinkle with the remaining cinnamon mixture.

7. Cook for 2 to 3 more minutes or until the bananas are soft and warmed thoroughly.

Nutrition Facts (per Serving): Calories: 155kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 422mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 26g

Related: Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Bites

Reference: “Pan Fried Cinnamon Bananas.” Dizzy Busy and Hungry, 22 May 2020.

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