Minatamis na Saging is a dessert dish wherein plantains (locally known as “saging na saba”) are sweetened by cooking in a sweet mixture composed of water, brown sugar, salt, and vanilla extract. This is also called as Saging con Hielo in Spanish term.
Heat a cooking pot and pour-in water then let boil.
Add brown sugar and stir until diluted.
Add salt and vanilla extract and mix well.
Put-in the plantains and adjust the heat to medium. Cover the cooking pot and simmer for 8 to 12 minutes or until the liquid thickens.
Turn-off heat and allow the plantains to cool.
Transfer to a serving plate and serve.
Tip: Adding crushed ice and evaporated milk will make you a serving of Saging con Hielo. This is a delicious Filipino Dessert popular during the summer.