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Happy Monkey: Fried Plantains with Caramel Ice Cream

Decadent caramelized plantains, covered in sweet cream caramel ice cream, and topped with caramel sauce!
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time3 minutes
Total Time8 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: south american
Keyword: caramel ice cream, fried plantains, happy monkey
Servings: 2
Calories: 297kcal


  • 1 ripe plantain
  • 1 cup caramel ice cream of choice
  • 2 Tbs caramel sauce
  • oil for frying


  • Slice plantains into 3/4-1 inch thick pieces
  • Remove peel
  • Heat oil to 375 degrees F
  • Deep fry plantains in oil until they turn a golden brown, then remove, and shake off excess oil
  • Serve plantains with a scoop of caramel ice cream over top, and drizzled with caramel sauce
  • Eat immediately


Calories: 297kcal | Carbohydrates: 57g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 29mg | Sodium: 127mg | Potassium: 577mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin A: 1285IU | Vitamin C: 16.5mg | Calcium: 95mg | Iron: 0.5mg