Chocolate Turon

Preparation info
  • Serves


    Appears in
    Memories of Philippine Kitchens

    By Amy Besa and Romy Dorotan

    Published 2006

    • About

    The classic turon uses the native saba [Cardaba banana], a cooking banana widely used for desserts in the Philippines. It is sliced horizontally, sprinkled with sugar, wrapped in a lumpia wrapper, and deep-fried. Extra sugar added to the oil caramelizes the wrapper, creating a crispy and delicious crunchiness that cannot be equaled.

    Romy discovered that chocolate not only goes well with bananas, but its roasted, fruity, and nutty flavors complement the unique aromatic sweetness of j